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Crucifix and Cross Bottles
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cross and angels in a bottle
Height Bottle Markings Description, including signature and date
8 3/4" round apothecary-type bottle with seams going the full height of the bottle The carving in this bottle is rather crude and unpainted. A fairly plain cross holds a carved figure of Christ with nails through the hands and feet. Standing on the cross arms are two angels. Two more are climbing a ladder up the back of the cross, and two more are standing on the bottom supports of the cross. The bottle was found in Iowa.
angels and Jesus, closeup
previous page of crosses
crosses 51-60