Rare & Large Macabre Altar Cross Crucifix Jesus Christ Polychromed wood 19th C.
Extraordinary unique hand-made polychromed wood Christ on the Cross with Virgin Mary at the bottom, 19th Century.
The unique wear and tear shown in this piece gives a unique aurea of death and macabre which leaves a long lasting impression to the worshipper.
By the looks of its extensive use, we can determine that this crucifix has been worshiped on a daily basis and was at the center of a religious community, monastery or convent.
This a one of a kind representation of Christ on the Cross because is was painted in white with blue eyes, probably nordic. Superb unknown artist with great anatomical knowledge.
Height: 65 cm / 25,6"
Width: 20 cm / 7,9"
Great condition, no missing pieces or extensive damage but beautiful patina, wear and tear consistent with its age and constant use. Possible sun rays coming from Christ head restored.
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