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  • Ex-Voto Heads: No Two Are Ever Alike
    1440,907
    Price On Request
  • XV-A
    756,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    960,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    694,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    750,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    Hand with missing middle finger
    1280,915
    Sold
  • XV 36
    668,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    741,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    585,960
    Sold
  • XV 55
    690,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    719,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    813,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    640,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    633,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    Torso with surgical scar
    667,870
    Sold
  • SOLD
    701,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    656,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    Breast with tumor
    765,960
    Sold
  • XV 48
    881,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 12
    794,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 15
    870,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    902,960
    Sold
  • XV 40
    798,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    Torso with scar (stab wound or surgery?)
    654,960
    Sold
  • XV pair 11
    Available individually
    885,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 20
    860,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 26
    791,916
    Price On Request
  • XV 7
    806,960
    Price On Request
  • XV x
    819,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    741,960
    Sold
  • XV 25
    720,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    931,826
    Sold
  • XV 63
    1193,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 28
    679,940
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    719,960
    Sold
  • XV 30
    794,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 30
    762,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 31
    A Brazilian ex-voto depicting a body part can stand in for the entire person. This beautiful piece, a baby's leg, may express the believer's gratitude for the birth of a child, or for a child's recovery from illness or injury.
    818,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 34
    735,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    773,960
    Sold
  • XV 32
    869,960
    Price On Request
  • XV-xx
    760,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 52
    689,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 40
    725,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 40
    744,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 61 Votive of a Deformed Foot
    Like many Brazilian ex-votos, this piece shows evidence of an illness, injury, medical condition or intervention.
    720,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    720,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    602,960
    Sold
  • XV 2
    1009,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 41
    828,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    697,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    720,960
    Sold
  • XV 46
    766,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 45
    720,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    Foot ex-voto with sore
    1171,960
    Sold
  • XV - x
    577,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    Bleeding hand with missing index finger
    810,960
    Sold
  • Bahia 2
    855,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    782,960
    Sold
  • SOLD
    835,960
    Sold
  • Bahia3
    815,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    724,960
    Sold
  • XV 53
    834,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    Available individually
    812,960
    Sold
  • XV pair 6
    Available individually
    916,960
    Price On Request
  • XV pair 8
    Available individually
    967,960
    Price On Request
  • XV pair 10
    Available individually
    992,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    859,960
    Sold
  • XV 16
    720,960
    Price On Request
  • Bahia pair 1
    Available individually
    1068,960
    Price On Request
  • XV pair 9
    Available individually
    957,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 58
    709,960
    Price On Request
  • EV/double exposure
    825,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 57
    746,956
    Price On Request
  • XV 60
    774,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 66
    1022,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 62
    735,960
    Price On Request
  • XV pair 3 - Piece on the left SOLD
    1004,960
    Price On Request
  • XV 54
    758,960
    Price On Request
  • XVP2
    Available individually
    1020,960
    Price On Request
  • SOLD
    797,960
    Price On Request
  • XVP1- Piece on the left is SOLD
    872,960
    Price On Request
  • XVP7
    740,960
    Price On Request
  • XV pair 5 - Piece on the right is SOLD
    895,960
    Price On Request
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Brazil: Ex-votos

Ex-voto sculpture in Brazil is unique to the impoverished Northeast where many "Houses of Miracles" attached to churches contain countless pieces of wooden body parts (ex-votos), evidence of a miracle performed, like a cure for a disease or injury.  

The article "Miracles in the Backlands – Aspects of Africa in Brazilian Ex-Voto Sculpture" can be read here

Also read our blog post on this website: 
Brazilian Ex-Votos: Miracles Carved in Wood

Our spectacular Brazilian ex-voto collection consists of over 200 unique pieces. 

More information and pricing: be.echols@gmail.com

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