Add this store to favorites. Small statuette carved gilt and polychrome representing Saint-Roch, wearing her dog under his arm and showing his wound to the left leg, a symbol of the holy struggle against the plague, period seventeenth century. This statue is in good condition, in its juice.
A note: some accidents and lack of gilding and polychromier towards old holes, wear time. While looking at the photos. (Born in Montpellier, towards 1340-1379) is the patron of pilgrims and many fraternities or guilds: surgeons, apothecaries, pavers streets, furriers, furriers, fripiers, carders, and also the protector of animals. His cult, popular, has spread worldwide. Orphaned very young, he was entrusted to his uncle.
In his majority, he distributed all his possessions to the poor and went on a pilgrimage to Rome. It sarrêta in several cities of Italy hit by the plague and semploya to serve the sick in hospitals. Rome being attacked, the same disease, he went there, and it occupied the same for about three years. Upon his return, he sarrêta to pleasure, also plagued by the epidemic. Roch eventually catch the disease itself and withdrew into a forest near pleasure not to infect others.Only a dog came to feed by providing daily bread stolen from his master's table. The latter, intrigued by the armory of the animal, followed by forest and discovered the wounded saint, he was able to help. We invoke the saint against the epidemics of plague, cholera, typhus and Spanish flu, AIDS, against silicosis stone masons, pavers and quarry workers and against animal diseases (casserole) and vines (phylloxera) . We recognize the plague saint Roch his stick (the drone) he holds in his hand. Sometimes he wears a bag, hat and pilgrim's cloak. A dog stands beside him with an angel. He noted the skirt of his cloak to show the wound he leg. Height: 25 cm width 11 cm depth: 6.5 cm. The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.