DescriptionA Continental Carved Ivory Figure of The Crucifix
Unknown maker, Continental
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.
Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age and some small usual repairs
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