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A Florentine ebony altar cross, circa 1680.

Set with panels of hardstone, including lapis and agate, the cross applied with a gilt bronze figure of Christ, after Giambologna, the pedestal base set with a gold verre fixe panel of St. Francis, flanked by bronze figures of St. Peter and St. Paul, height 109.2cm, width 46cm, depth 21.5cm.

1804 Inventory: “Jewell Closet…Pietra Dura Crucifix on a Bracket “.

 

REFERENCE: EWA 08639

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