Lot 91: 20th C. Painted Wood Crucifix w/ Cristo
October 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
New Mexico, ca. mid 20th century CE, but wooden cross and base earlier. Wooden base with cross assembled with only pegs and dowels covered with green pigment to which Christ has been attached. Christ is done in painted plaster over wood with glass eyes, 3-piece silver-tone crown inserted into his head, and nailed to the cross. Size: 11" W x 22.75" H (27.9 cm x 57.8 cm)
Provenance: Ex-J. H. Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Condition Report: Intact and near choice with expected pigment wear.