Crucifixion Icon Meerschaum Jesus Christ 12.6”
A beautiful French antique meerschaum (ecume de mer - foam of the sea) icon depicting the Crucifixion. The meerschaum Christ sculpture and INRI sign set on the wooden cross with burgundy velvet background. The whole crucifix is framed in the original wooden ebonized frame under the original convex glass. Rare and exceptional artwork in very good condition. Dating back to the period of the mid to late 1800's.
General: The overall dimensions of the wall icon are height 12.6 inches (32cm), width 9.4 inches (24cm). Depth of base is 2.4 inches (6cm). The overall dimensions of the crucifix are height 9.4 inches (24cm), and width 6.1 inches (15.5cm).
Condition: The icon is in very good condition with no damage besides age related wear........... please see enclosed images as they are part of the condition description.