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Crucifix figure

Crucifix figure


An ivory corpus with the arms and lower legs missing. It shows Christ with his eyes closed and his head lowered towards his right shoulder. The loin-cloth is knotted to the right and is parted above the left knee. The beard, hair and loin-cloth are gilded on a red ground and trace of red can still be seen on the wounds in the side of Christ. This is a high quality piece and may have been commissioned rather than being the product of a workshop.

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