Crucifix with ivory Christ, 19th – 20th Century


Crucifix with ivory Christ and Brazilian wood cross incrusted with a brass thread. Head lifted towards the sky, crowned with a large thorn crown, bi-part beard and hair falling over the shoulders, perizonium held by a small cord, parallel legs and superimposed feet, titulus . Inscription on reverse side of etiquette : Cadeau de 1ère Communion de la Comtesse de Sommyèvre à Lucienne Butin. Institut de N.D. des Champs, 7.5.1914. (Gift for First Holy Communion from the Countess of Somyèvre in Lucienne Butin. Notre-Dame des Champs Institute).

Late 19th Century, early 20th Century

Christ height : 17 cm (6.6 in) – Total height : 35,5 cm (13.9 in).

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014070891