Virgin in prayer, standing on a crescent moon, carried by the cloud in the shape of the heads of cherubim There are a multitude of types of representation of the Virgin: in prayer, the hand on the heart, carrying the Child, in Majesty , crushing the serpent, of the Pieta, of the Assumption, of pains... Our Virgin here expresses all her femininity by being posed on a crescent moon.
Wearing a silver crown, she indicates that she is queen of heaven and earth. In carved wood in the round, this piece is beautifully polychromed. The crown, the aureole and its twelve stars are in silver.
The set is placed on a rectangular base decorated with foliage.
An 18th century Spanish work.
Dimensions of 79 cm high by 23 wide and 18 cm deep.
Small lack of polychromy and some wormholes