Over 6' Tall 19th Century Flemish Crucifix
This very large (over 6' tall) crucifix came from the entrance of a 19th century cloister building. The body of Jesus is constructed in solid plaster with removable arms. Jesus figure retains the original ivory painted surface. The cross is wood with the original grain painted surface. The tips of fingers were removed as a symbol of correct desanctification by the church showing that the piece was properly removed from religious service.
- Place of Origin
- Date of ManufactureUnknown
- Condition Detailsmissing tips of fingers on both hands ( from desanctification )some other small chips all seen in photos.
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 77.96 in. x W 47.25 in. x D 9.85 in.H 198 cm x W 120 cm x D 25 cm
- Seller LocationAntwerp, BE
- Seller Reference Number4434
- Reference NumberLU109724163203
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Located in Antwerp, BE
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