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Our Lady Guadalupe Retablo on Copper

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $500 - $750

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Feathered wing angel carries Mary to the people, his red robes representing the earth. The flowers on her dress of Nahui Ollin, representing the presence of God. She wears a belt signifying she’d with child. 46 stars on her robe represent the constellations that appeared in Mexico at the time of apparition. Hand painted Lady Guadalupe on a small copper section with punched out edges, applied to a larger section to frame Our Lady. The copper frame is painted with the sun to her right and the moon to her left. Size 9 1/4" H x 9 1/4" W

Condition: Overall good condition with wear commensurate with age.