B1609 - Divine Antique French Religious Bust Weeping Madonna / Virgin Mary, Sacred Heart
This is a divine antique French religious bust of Mary, the Madonna dating from the early 1900's . The bust is made of bakelite and sits on a marble plinth.
Mary weeps for her Son and holds the flaming Sacred Heart at her chest. She is made in beautiful detail. Her face is very lovely. She has big eyes, an aquiline nose and full lips. The tears can be clearly seen coursing down her face.
Her gown drapes beautifully and her elegant hands are at her chest, one holding the Sacred Heart which is also made in fabulous detail.
The bakelite of the bust has mellowed to a gorgeous shade of antique cream which contrasts superbly with the dark grey of the marble plinth.
The bust measures :- H 16 cm (6.25 inches) x W 9 cm (3.5 inches) x D 5.5 cm (2.25 inches).
A stunning and atmospheric piece to add an architectural feature to a display and another divine antique brocante find from La Belle Étoffe!
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Available delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World