Guatemalan Santo Nino de Jesus. A realistically painted and articulated wooden Baby Jesus figure with white swaddling cloth on a clear plexiglass stand. Probably used in nativity tableaux or religious ceremonies. Shoulders and elbows are articulated on both sides.
Paint over gesso. Some paint loss around face and it appears to have had something on the head which is now lost. Some cracks in the wood but overall in good condition.
Circa: 19th century
Dimensions: 16 inches high: 6.5 inches wide: 6 inches deep
Inventory number: DL1011