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Crucifix and Cross Bottles
|(Above) The stopper, front and back, showing the cutout words
(Below) Front and back closeup views
|crosses 31-40||crosses 51-60|
|The words or phrases cutout of books, the newspaper or magazines, are:
On the stopper: love, Mt. Calvary, peace, liberty, Home Sweet Home (showing in the closeup of the stopper, left), Still Linger in Memory (showing in the closeup of the stopper, right), friendship, and purity.
On the shaft going down the neck: prayer, Monumental (showing in stopped picture, left), truth, and HONOR (showing in stopper picture, right).
Pasted to the beaks of the birds: liberty, faith, charity, love, and purity.
On the arrow: union
On the windmill: hope (showing in closeup, far right).
The wooden pieces are decorated in ink and painted with red and green paint. The red and green beads inside are opaque glass.
It is signed on the bottom with strips of paper, one with John J. Callaghan and one with 1922 (see far right below).