Magnificent Christ in carved ivory, head leaning on the right shoulder, with crown of thorns, eyes raised to the sky.
Long hair with wavy locks, falling over both shoulders. Open mouth revealing dentition, bifid beard.
Large perizonium magnificently pleated and held by a double cord with side drop on the right hip and folded in the lower abdomen.
Legs slightly bent, foot juxtaposed.
Very realistic anatomy, beautifully crafted.
INRI in ivory as well as the very finely carved skull of Adam (height 3 cm).
The set presented on a blackened wooden cross, France at the end of the 18th century.

Cross dimensions 53 x 24.5 cm
Dimensions Christ 29 cm
Dimensions Christ head feet 25.5 cm
Skull dimensions 3 cm

Crucifix - Christ In Ivory - France - XVIIIth

SKU: 2540