Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"

Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"

Regular price £455

A RARE Indo-Portuguese (probably Sri Lankan) wood carving of the Corpus Christi (body of Christ). 18th century Christian work for the Portuguese market depicting agonising Jesus with his head leaning to the right, closed eyes and the right foot crucified over the left. The hair is carved in long strands and falls over the right shoulder only. The loin cloth has multiple folds and has a knot on the right hip. The Corpus Christi is currently mounted on the modern steel stand with square base, but can be easily removed and used for cross or wall hanging. The Corpus Christi carving is dating back to the period of 1700's.

General: The overall height with stand is 15.7 inches (40cm). The overall dimensions of Jesus are height 8.9 inches (22.5cm), height from head to toes 8.1 inches (20.5cm) and width 7.3 inches (18.5cm). Metal base is 2.4 x 2.4 inches (6x6cm).

Condition: The Corpus Christi is in good condition with some fingertips and toe on the right foot damage ...... please see enclosed images as they are part of thecondition description.
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"
Corpus Christi Wooden Indo-Portuguese 16th Century 9"