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HAND CARVED MEERSCHAUM CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST ||| RELIGIOUS ICON

£2,500.00

Meerschaum is a natural mineral deposit found in the Black Sea

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– Meerschaum is a natural mineral deposit found in the Black Sea
– 19th-century carvers excelled at working with it to create all sorts of pieces including religious icons and smoking pipes
– The incredible detail shown in this meerschaum carving reveals the sophistication of the artisan
– The Meerschaum panel retains its original glass and ebonised oval frame

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