Description

    A Continental Carved Ivory Figure of The Crucifix

    Unknown maker, Continental
    Nineteenth Century
    Ivory and velvet
    Marks: three paper labels on the reverse, Zuley Arte Decorativo, Cricifixion / Pierre de Benoit / Paris 1740, and a certificado from Yocasta...Galeria Del Sol....
    10 in. high (Christ), 26.5 in. high overall

    Depicting the figure of Christ crucified on the cross, wearing an iron crown, eyes gazing upwards, and mouth parted, with hair falling around his shoulders, his hands secured to the cross by iron spikes, loin cloth tied with a rope around his hips mounted on an ivory cross with an ivory scroll affixed with an iron spike, all fitted on a velvet covered mount


    Estimate: $4,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age and some small usual repairs

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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