Stunning antique hand carved large crucifix and holy water font is the most elaborately carved we've had or seen. Over 18.5" tall, and the base is a large 10" wide and nearly 6" front to back. A bird protects its nest (the holy water font) from an approaching lifelike lizard. The cross is ivy-vine draped and the entire piece is in exceptionally fine condition as you can see.
Very good to excellent condition for age and type, remarkably unscathed by time, (c.1850-70) and while that foreleg of the lizard is chipped, really nothing else to report on this one. RARE! Measurements also noted on the photos.
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