ANDREW THE APOSTLE SANTO (SAINT)
Andrew the Apostle, also known as Saint Andrew or Saint Andreas, was a Christian Apostle and brother of St. Peter. He is said to have been born in 6 BC in Bethsaida on the sea of Galilee and along with his brother was a fisherman, hence called by Jesus as the "fishers of men" and one of his disciples. He is said to have been martyred by crucifixian in the city of Patras.
This wood carved sculpture portrays him holding a book of the old testament and standing in front of a tree depicting part of his crucifixian cross. Purchasd in the Philippines and dates from the early 20th century, it stands 20" tall 6" wide and 5" deep.
Philippines, E. 20th C. 19.25" tall x 6" wide x 4.5" deep.