Antique Italian Carved Boxwood Wall Crucifix

ORIGIN: Italy
AGE: 19th century
DIMENSIONS: 11 ¼” wide x 3” deep x 23 ½” h
MATERIALS: Wood, brass
CONDITION: Very good; right hand and feet have minor losses

Description

A beautifully carved boxwood corpus mounted on a large wood cross with brass INRI banner and sunburst. The realistic carving and rich patina of the figure add to the appeal of this crucifix which once adorned the walls of a convent in Florence.

The right hand and feet have minor losses. Back of figure has remnant of old gilding. Appears cross could be missing decorative caps.