Lot 229. An inlaid crucifix, Vietnam, late 19th Century. Estimate €400-€500. Photo Czerny International Auction House Ltd.
Ebony cross, finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays (small missing parts) at the front. Depicting a pattern of vines and Christian symbols such as spikes, crown of thorns, cartouche with the writing « INRI » (one missing part); decorated with mother-of-pearl flora motifs at the sides. Dimensions: height 58,5 cm.
Czerny International Auction House Ltd. Autumn Sale of Fine Antique Arms & Militaria. 12:00 AM PT – Sep 17