The fruitwood cross itself is 12 inches in height and 5 inches wide with a depth of 3.25 inches; it is carved as raw split wood with bark attached that has tendrils of carved ivy snaking around. On the base, which is fashioned as a rocky mound, some of the instruments of the passion are laid: the holy lance; the holy sponge; the hammer and the pincers. The wooden cross is 12" high x 5" wide x 3.25 deep.
(30.5 c 12.5 x 8cm). The corpus is 2.75" high x 2.25" wide x 0.75 deep.
(7 x 5.5 x 2cm). This is a delicate french antique; there are some signs of old worm which has been eradicated - no attempt has been made to disguise it. Any reasonable offer would be considered.See our website for other stock and similar items. For more information and photographs on any item check our pages on wildatlanticwayantiques dot com. We return to france when possible and enjoy time in ireland looking for unusual stock items; if there is anything special you are interested in, please let us know and we will do our best to find it for you. This item is made of french antique and catholic faith, dieppe carving, devotional icon, christian icon, christianity, arma christi, holy lance, holy sponge, hammer and pincers, passion of christ, christian symbolism, christian art.