Posted 22 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

Our Lady of Mercy

Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 10 November 2002

Place of Theft: Catholic Church of San Cristóbal Totonicapán.

Object Type: Religious sculpture

Matterthe: wood, silver, gold and precious stones

Technique: Wood carving and silver-gilt

Dimensions: Stop: 115 cms. about.

Title: Our Lady of Mercy

Topic: Religious

Period: (XVIII Century)

Author: Anonymous.

DESCRIPTION: Religious image carved wooden figure of the Virgin of Mercy, represented as redeeming captives. His face is slightly tilted over his right shoulder, carved scalped. On the head has a silver-gilt imperial crown with gems. Porta in his right foot shackles. On the other hand holds a child wearing on his head a blaze of three powers. At the time of the robbery also wore a medallion around his neck and a cross on a gold chain.


Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports.

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 15







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