Lamentation at the Cross | Meerschaum | 16”
A large, RARE and beautiful antique meerschaum (ecume de mer - foam of the sea) icon depicting The Lamentation at the cross.Featuring Crucified Christ, St John and Tre Maries : Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene and Mary of Clopas. The meerschaum artwork is framed in the original wooden ebonized frame under the original convex glass. Very rare and exceptional artwork in very good condition. Dates back to the period of mid to late 1800's.
General: The overall dimensions are height 16.1 inches (41cm) and width 12.6 inches (32cm). The overall dimensions of the meerschaum artwork are height 12.2 inches (31cm), and width 9.1 inches (23cm). Depth is 3.2 inches (8cm).
Condition: The crucifix is in very good antique condition with no damage besides age appropriate wear ....... please see enclosed images as they are part of the condition description.