19th Century Jansenist Ivory Carving of Christ on the Cross


Suspended on an plain finished Ivory cross, is the figure of Christ Vivo. Nails through the hands with forefingers pointing upwards and naturalistically detailed. The arms secured at the shoulders with dowels and pegs.

Christs head pointing upwards with naturalistic swept back hair. Mounted within a giltwood frame.

France, 19th century

(The Cross)
39.5 cm high
19.5 cm wide

(The Frame)
62 cm high
38 cm wide

Also available, a smaller crucifiction carving at £295 see images
Continental, 19th century

(the Christ)
12 cm high
10 cm wide

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