Marquetry Detailed Art Deco Crucifix - 13.75"- Made in France 1930s - Bronzed Spelter 2 Part Corpus - RC148
A bronzed spelter Corpus on an inlaid cross. The Body of Christ, in Spelter, has been bronzed and patinated over the years. The Corpus Christi resting on the dark Mahogany wooden Crucifix, expertly mitred in the centre and finished with a dark Rosewood veneer marquetry in an Art Deco 'Diamond' Design at each point of the Cross. This a very detailed rendition of Christ, cast in two parts and joined together by hand - and highly detailed. Above the Head of Christ is the INRI scroll, vertical in this instance, held on with a single nail.
The wooden cross has a soft sheen with a slightly raised grain and is 13.75" in height and 7.75" in width (35 x 19.5cm). The body of Christ is 6.5" high and 4.5" wide (16.5 x 11.5cm); the total weight is 350grams without any packaging. The bronzed figure s attached to the cross with three ancient, rusty nails. There is a metal loop attached to the back of the wooden cross by a brass fixing, so the Crucifix is for wall mounting.
Your purchase will be carefully packed in recycled wrappings where possible and despatched by An Post or Courier Service.
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