Antique 19th century French wooden glove mold made from fruitwood. This hand is so well made and designed it looks like a piece of sculpture. Measures 19 and one half inches high. The thumb moves back and forth. Purchased in France many years ago.
EX-VOTO/ Artists and makers unidentified, Northeastern Brazil (Bahia, Pernambuco, and Ceará),1950s–1992, various types of wood and painted wood, various dimensions, collection of Beate Echols and Michael Shub. Photos by Adam Reich, courtesy Mariposa Unusual Art Gallery