Description

    AN ITALIAN IVORY AND EBONIZED WOOD CRUCIFIX
    Maker unknown, Italy, 19th century
    Paper label (partially effaced)
    20 x 10 x 2-1/4 inches (50.8 x 25.4 x 5.7 cm)

    The carved figure of Christ is attached to the ebonized cross with iron nails, above figure is attached ivory scroll reading INRI, ivory hook at top is secured to verso.


    Condition Report*:

    Ivory with natural veining, loss to one finder on right hand and to two figers to left hand, professional repair to hook.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    6th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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