A Fine Spanish Carved Ivory of Christ on the Cross

A Fine Spanish Carved Ivory of Christ on the Cross

1600 to 1700 Spain

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A Fine Spanish Carved Ivory of Christ on the Cross
His mouth open and his eyes half closed ‘Christo Vivo’
Mid 17th Century

Size: 18cm high, 16cm wide – 7 ins high, 6¼ ins wide
A depiction of the suffering Christ on the cross served as a daily reminder to Christian believers of the agony of the sacrifice he made for the sake of humanity, and the feelings of gratitude, pity, penitence and pious remorse it inspired in the devout, was intended to deepen their faith and love of God.
Dimensions
Height 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Width 16.00 cm (6.30 inches)
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