Crucifixion Icon Meerschaum Jesus Christ 28”
A large and beautiful French antique monastery work featuring meerschaum (ecume de mer - foam of the sea) Corpus Christi, INRI sign and a skull. The meerschaum Christ sculpture, INRI sign and a skull are set on the black velvet background. The whole crucifix is framed in the gilded wooden frame under the glass. Rare and exceptional artwork in great condition. Dating back to the period of the late 1800's - early 1900’s.
General: The overall dimensions of the wall icon are height 28 inches (71cm), width 20.1 inches (51cm). The overall dimensions of the Corpus Christi are height 12.2 inches (31cm), head to toes 11 inches (28cm) and width 7.9 inches (20cm).
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.