Silver and Ivory Crucifix ~ SOLD
ca. 1730
28.5" x 19.75" x 6"
Devotional Silver, Silver, Silver, wood and ivory
Region: Guatemala
Crucifix of carved elephant ivory in the Spanish style. Finely rendered Cristo including teeth and fingers showing digits and nails.
Features include silver repousse patterned throughout, and silver winged angels at the base both front and back supports a silver covered wood cross. At the intersection are rays then "INRI" inside of a cartouche held by another winged angel. Tripod base also has ball and clawed feet and shell carvings.