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Saint Peter figure, Hanoi, Vietnam, 20th C.
Sales price $300
SKU: ngu43.010425
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Hand carved polychrome painted wood figure of  a standing Saint Peter, first of and one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ. Here, as is traditional, he is portrayed with the "key to the kingdom of Christ" and a book representing the the written  'gospel', according to St Peter. This French Christian colonial figure was acquired Hanoi, Vietnam and dates from the mid to early 20th century. It stands 13" tall, is 4" wide and measures 3.5" deep. In fine condition.