This is a fantastic Antique Religious Folk Art Cross/ Crucifix Wood carving This Hand Carved Sculpture is covered with terrific details, From a porcelain Jesus, to tiny wooden tools and figures. I was told this piece was identified as Swedish / European, whether that is accurate not sure, but where ever it comes from it is an exceptional Rustic Primitive Statue. Large, Religion.
Look closely at all the amazing details, from tiny hand carved tools, and bird, to dice and all kinds of other intricate details, a rare find for sure. This piece is in excellent condition, with one visible component missing (small disk just above the head of Jesus). Please look closely at the photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
A kind fellow Etsy member sent me this:
This type of depiction is called an "Arma Christi" ("Weapons of Christ" or "Instruments of the Passion").
These pieces show the implements and other items used against Jesus on the day of the crucifixion, including the tools used to affix the crown of thorns and nail Him to the cross. The bird is the rooster that crowed when Peter denied Him. The dice are the dice the Roman soldiers threw when casting lots for His clothes.
Piece measures 8.75" diameter x 20" tall.
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