The Infant Jesus of Prague

Wood, gesso, paint; glass eyes, painted head but no wig; fabric garments; baby size.
Church of the Virgen de la Navidad, Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico

The Christ Child has a sunburst diadem and royal robes. He raises his right hand in benediction and holds a blue orb in his left). The ball is of one piece with the left hand, which has fused fingers. The figure is stiff and unsmiling.

More of the Christ Child

Photographed at the church by Claire and Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.