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Vintage Mexican Tin Ex Voto Retablo, measures 11.75'' x 7.75'', on the back of the retablo is the story behind it, FYI: ''Many are ex-votos (''from a vow'') that depict the story that led to their commission, usually dangerous or threatening events that actually occurred, and which the person survived, thanks to the intercession of a sacred person - God, Mary or a saint. They are made as a way of thanking the sacred person for protection in precarious situations, such as surviving an illness or earthquake. This class of ex-votos often shows the protected humans in the dangerous situation, and the sacred person who protected them, usually with an inscribed explanation of the events, with the date and location. Both devotional and especially ex-voto retablos may be deposited at a shrine as a votive offering, or alternatively kept at home.''


pr-owned with normal wear for age, unless stated otherwise in description. IN-HOUSE HANDLING, PACKING & SHIPPING. We combine shipping when possible

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Vintage Mexican Tin Ex Voto Retablo

Estimate $60 - $80Apr 8, 2017
3870 North Highway 35
PO Box 77
Mimbres, NM 88049
United States
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