SOUTHERN NETHERLANDISH, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
boxwood, on an ebonised wood cross, in an embossed leather case
the case inscribed: INRI and with a label to the underside of the crucifix inscribed: 9055 / CU / R
Christ: 16cm., 6¼in.
cross: 26cm., 10¼in.
case: 28cm., 11in.
Overall the condition of the wood is good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are some losses and restoration to the fingers of both hands. Some general wear to the leather case consistent with age.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Inventory, 1949 'A Spanish carved wood crucifix, 11 ¼ “ long' in the Strong Room