A 18th CENTURY CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF THE CRUCIFIED CHRIST
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Large carved ivory Christ. The head of Christ is raised to the sky and crowned with the crown of thorns. He is dressed in a perizonium with horizontal folds and a pendant on the left side. His feet are side by side and his hands have folded doights. His anatomy is treated with a mastery that is accentuated by a beautiful honey-coloured patina. Presented in an 18th century frame from the Amadeo Montanari Gallery. Restored velvet.
French work from the end of the 18th century.
Christ H:19.68in. (50cm) / L: 17.32in. (44 cm).
Frame:H 31.10in. (79 cm) / L: 25.19in. (64 cm) / l: 4.72in. (12cm).