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How Would You . . .

There's something so sweet about this early 19th century Spanish Colonial Cage Santo ($7500). It features the original boat shaped cage base, inset glass eyes, articulated arms that are jointed at the shoulders and elbow, tiny hair eyelashes, and a silver crown, and stands almost two feet tall.

How could you integrate this Spanish Colonial Cage Santo into your home? Where would you put it? How would you cover up the cage? Or would you? Would you use it to display something? Or is this Santo too religious for you to display? Tell me by commenting below!

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sfbutterfly24 sfbutterfly24 9 years
I love it and I love the idea of making her a skirt our of flowers!!
tsp tsp 9 years
i love it. i'm not religious, but i can appreciate religious art. i would keep that out, as is, year round.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
I would use it as a Christmas tree topper.
omlove omlove 9 years
It's a relief to know that Im not the only one who thinks it's creepy ...I wouldnt display inside my home ....
vparamitha vparamitha 9 years
i would.. put some flowers. fresh roses, daisies, and lilies ! a bunch of it. hmm.. until it make a bouquet or something, that will look like a skirt. hmm..
lukal lukal 9 years
beats me - but I love the color
maisiegirl maisiegirl 9 years
I love her; she's incredible and I wouldn't cover up her cage. Although, Spanish Colonial this Santo looks like she was crafted in Italy. Feralwoman has two beautiful Santos that are similar in face and color (no cages) to this piece (they were crafted in Italy); they are exquisite. I would proudly display her on a mantel; she needs to be the star of the show, of the mantel, but someplace where she is not in danger of being knocked off or where she can get broken. Additionally, she can fit into any period of design. While my house is Victorian, it is by no means period and features art from many different styles and time periods. That is the beauty of having an eye that beholds beauty that is different and unusual. It can make for an interesting room. I can't wait to hear how you have decided to display this piece! Please keep me posted.
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 9 years
It seems like I want to put everything in the garden or use them with plants. I would use a plant that grew as a vine and wind the stalks through her skirt.
hswany19 hswany19 9 years
How would you....I wouldn't!
vunder vunder 9 years
I like it, but I don't understand it. How big is it?
emalove emalove 9 years
Yeah, it's creepy.
emo_stacer emo_stacer 9 years
cover the cage with a poofy skirt and put it on top of the china hutch to reside over the formal dishware as queen.
sushikay sushikay 9 years
I would not display these in my home. They creep me out!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
This scares me...ha.
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