Posted 23 August, 2013 by Andrea Sikahall in Heritage

St. Thomas the Apostle


Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 17 July 2004

Place of Theft: Village Church of the White River, Sacapulas, Quiche.

Object Type: Religious Sculpture

Material: Wood, Silver

Technique: Polychrome wood carving

Dimensions: 113 cms. Approx.

Title: St. Thomas the Apostle

Topic: Religious. Man standing with a book in hand and a sun-shaped glow.

Period: Hispanic, seventeenth century.

Author: Anonymous.

Register: 14-5-2-1

DESCRIPTION: Full-size sculpture representing St. Thomas the Apostle standing, with a closed book in his right hand. The image has blown glass eyes, Long hair that falls to her shoulders completely covering the pinnae, with road or grate to your right side and lock that is tapered on the front. The beard is small, terminated both ends under the chin. Separate mustache under the nose and mouth ajar. It has a silver glitter flower center and four ovals and embossed stylized leaf designs. The sun form with openwork designs leaping flames and pointed toes straight rallos. It festonado cutting edge.—————————————


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

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 43



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