Posted 23 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

St. Michael the Archangel

Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 6 January 2005

Place of Theft: Catholic Church Cubulco Township, Baja Verapaz

Object Type: Religious Sculpture

Material: Wood, glass.

Technique: Polychrome wood carving

Dimensions: 118 Cms. high by 58 cms. wide.

Title: St. Michael the Archangel

Topic: Religious. Man with wings.

Period: Hispanic, eighteenth century.

Author: Anonymous.

Register: 15-5-5-23

DESCRIPTION: Polychrome carved wood sculpture depicting the Archangel Michael, standing on a pedestal in the form of cloud, with a cherub in front. He has his left front foot and the right arm raised. A carved with designs embossed argyle ribbon and boxes, crosses the chest diagonally from shoulder to waist. In the neck and boots has teardrop pendants and sleeves reaching to the elbow has flowers with four petals. Green Tunic Dress, cósesete silver and gold with red cape and celestial wings. The flesh of the face and hair are painted with oil paint, like the rest of the clothes. Lacks the phalanx of the middle finger of his left hand.


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


Report: Register of Cultural Property # 48







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