São Antonio

About this object

Narrative

Field collected in Portugal from the 'A Artes de Terra' showroom in Lisbon.

Physical description

Wooden figure carved and painted in a caricature-like depiction of St. Anthony holding a small person on his arm. Both figures have light pink skin. They have black hair, large circular eyes, red lips and nails. They both wear a brown robe with a white waist tie and black shoe. The figure stands on a green circular base with white writing.