An early 18th century Italian carved ivory Corpus Christi on an ebony cross
Lot 92Y
An Italian early 18th century carved ivory Corpus Christi on an ebony cross
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
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An Italian early 18th century carved ivory Corpus Christi on an ebony cross
the figure of Cristo Vivo with mouth open and tongue and teeth visible, wearing a crown of thorns and a rope tied perizonium, raised on a ebony cross with an ivory panel applied, inscribed INRI, the cross terminals with silvered brass mounts, the upper terminal later engraved R. MARINO TOMMASEO 1 Gennaio 1916, the cross raised on a base (not visible in catalogue image) the ivory 41cm high (15.75" high), 95cm high (37.5" high) overall
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    Specialist - European Sculpture and Works of Art
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