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    large ivory devotional model of christ - spanish colonial

    Antique Large Ivory Devotional Model of Christ - Spanish Colonial

    nicholas wells antiques ltd

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    A very rare large scale ivory devotional model of Christ, originally mounted on a cross, the outstretched arms connected to the body with dowels and pegs, the veins and muscles detailed and the extended fingers naturalistically treated. The palms with nail holes. The head of Christ is lowered and bears a crown of thorns, his hair and beard carefully detailed in a stylised manner. His eyes closed and facial features sympathetically treated.

     
    The elongated body follows the curve of the tusk, his chest sculpted with muscle and bone and a prominent spear wound; around his waist a simple loin cloth hangs tied off with a rope. The overlapping legs with a single nail through the feet. Like the hands, the feet are naturalistically detailed.
     
    Spanish Colonial 18th century
     
    Height 19.5in 48cm
    Width 19in 47cm
     
    Condition : Some losses to the crown of thorns, age related crazing to the surface.

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    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd

    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd is an internet antique dealing business supplying international clients across the globe. As the owner, I take great pride in the quality of the presentation of my antique furniture and works of art, together with offering the best customer service. I offer a broad range of antiques from the early 1800's to the 20th century. Antiques from my online collection have been selected for their common high quality and exceptional design.

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    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd
    By Appointment
    3rd Floor
    207 Regent Street
    Westminster
    Central London
    W1B 3HH
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02076920897
    E: nick@nicholaswells.com
    W: www.nicholaswells.com

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