Superb Antique French Napoleon III Carved Ebonized Religious Salvaged Cross
A beautiful and unique antique 19th century French Napoleon III period ebonized and carved architectural salvaged religious panel, having at its center the cross with the crown of thorns as well as two spears. This wonderful antique piece originally came from a Prie Dieu and is full of religious symbolism regarding the crucifixion of Christ. The cross is in the background but still central, the crown of thorns placed as if hanging on the cross and the pair of crossed spears, one depicted with the sponge that was offered to Jesus soaked in Vinegar, the other depicting the spear with which he was stabbed.
Come take a look at this wonderful piece in person at our historic showroom located at 137 Stockton St., Hightstown, NJ 08520!
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Dimensions: 18 1/2 inches high, 12 inches wide / long and 1 1/2 inches deep.
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use. See pictures as they are a part of the condition report!
Shipping: Complimentary shipping via FedEx Ground in the contiguous USA! All items shipped via FedEx Ground will require customer signature. Please contact us for a shipping price to Alaska or Hawaii.