This pair of beautifully painted and deeply carved animas solas have glass eyes that brings them to life!! They have been published, in full color in the exhibition catalog: "Faith and Private Devotion, Retablos, Santos and Animas Solas from the Stearns Collection". Each has their own page in this 135 page catalog. People prayed over this pair of Animas Solas for the souls in the purifying fire of purgatory, there to achieve the holiness necessary to enter Heaven. Excellent condition, Very minor loss of paint, the male figure is missing one finger.Please study the photographs closely. Pair Animas Solas, Mexico, ca. 3 1/4, glass eyes, polychrome wood. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "danieloffers" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.