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Antique C.1580 Crucifix Italian Bronze Corpus 400 Years Old Baroque Sculpture For Sale
HI , THIS ITEM IS LOCATED IN MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA - PLEASE IGNORE THE SHIPPING ESTIMATE AND LOCATION - IT IS INCORRECT - INTERESTED buyers PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR AN ACCURATE SHIPPING ESTIMATE - THANK YOU!
OFFERED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION IS A MAGNIFICENTANTIQUE GENUINE LATE 16TH TO EARLY 17THCENTURYITALIAN CRUCIFIX. THE BEAUTIFUL BRONZE SCULPTURE ( CORPUS ) IS EXCEPTIONALLY CAST WITH ATTENTION TO DETAIL INCLUDING THE THORNS ON HIS CROWN. THE WOODEN SUPPORT IS VENEERED WITH SHELL WHICHPRESENTS A BEAUTIFUL WARM PATINA. THE BRONZE CASTINGS INCLUDE THREE TERMINALS , THE "INRI" PLAQUE ABOVE THE HEAD OF CHRIST , THE SKULL & CROSSBONES ( GOLGOTHA ) AND MATER DOLOROSA BELOW. THIS HOLY IMAGEHAS BEEN A CHERISHEDHEIRLOOM FOR MANY MANY MANY GENERATIONS AND THEIMAGE IS TESTIMONY TO THE ARTISTS ABILITY TO CREATE THE INTANGIBLE SPIRITUAL WITHIN THE PHYSICAL SCULPTURE WHICH IS AN INCREDIBLE ACHIEVEMENT AND A CHARACTERISTIC OF THE ITALIAN BAROQUE!!- BUYER WILL BE WELL PLEASED!!
AGE: CIRCA 1580 - 1620
ARTIST:ITALIAN SCULPTURE CRAFTSMAN
CONDITION: THISCRUCIFIX REMAINS IN EXTREMELY GOOD AND STABLE CONDITION FOR IT'S AGE. OBVIOUSLY WEAR IS COMMENSURATE WITH AGE , THE TOP TERMINAL HAS ALOSS TO THE TIP, ONCERONZE STUD MISSING FROM CHRIST'S RIGHT HAND, MISSING SMALL AMOUNT OF SHELL VENEER AT BASE,THESE FEW IMPERFECTIONS DO NOT DETRACT FROM THE POWER OR THE MAJESTY OF THIS SACRED IMAGE
MEASUREMENTS:28 CM WIDE X40 CMHIGH (11" X 15.7" )
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Antique C.1580 Crucifix Italian Bronze Corpus 400 Years Old Baroque Sculpture: $5,750