Help with a wood carved figurine

Discussion in 'Tribal Art' started by MrNate, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. MrNate

    MrNate Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone,

    I’m hoping some one could tell me something about this wood carved figuring I found today. I really don’t know anything, but I think it looks cool. Here are some photos:

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  2. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

    George and the Dragon? Looks a bit like olive wood, but I’m guessing.
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  3. all_fakes

    all_fakes Well-Known Member

    That's my thought, exactly.
  4. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    St. George slaying the dragon and does look like olive wood.

  5. MrNate

    MrNate Well-Known Member

    :woot::woot:Wow, I’m always amazed at the expertise of everyone on here. Thank you for the identification, that was really above and beyond my expectation how quick you all are!
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  6. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    I concur.....but was having dinner,,,,,,,,so ..less quick !!!:)
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  7. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Possibly a souvenir from Portugal.

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  8. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Aimed at English tourists, doubtless; he's their patron saint.
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  9. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    He's also the patron saint of Portugal.

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  10. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Double bonus - one statue, two markets.
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