Wood, Tortoiseshell, Ebony, Ivory
724 x 200 x 130 mm
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Wooden crucifix with tortoiseshell, ebony and ivory inlay; carved wooden figure of Christ. On two tiered, five sided, architectural base with flat back. In notebook no.4, page 195 (1340945.4) Charles Wade refers to: 'Anns Room 29. Spanish Crucifix with figure carved in Box wood, Cross of Red Tortoiseshell inlaid with ivory on ebony. 28" high.' Includes sketch
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Wade, 1944: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 4 First and Second Floor, 1944, page 19