This beautiful, French, Victorian crucifix is made of mother of pearl and silver gilt. The silver bears a boar’s head hallmark for 800-900 silver quality.
This large crucifix measures 3 and 1/8”” (8cms) long by 1 and 5/8” (4.2cms) across. The rounded mother of pearl is 7mms thick.
On a base of lustrous mother of pearl is an exquisitely sculpted Christ figure. Each arm of the cross is capped with highly decorative and pierced silver gilt. The design continues on to the back.
At the top is a ring and a bail to hold a chain. The ring is marked with the boar’s head.
This exceptional crucifix has a wonderful patina of age which contrasts beautifully with the lustrous mother of pearl It is in excellent antique condition and will arrive in a gift box.
French Victorian Mother of Pearl Silver Gilt Crucifix