Crosses and Crucifixes in Bottles

Full Pictures and Close-ups: Crucifix Under Canopy

Height Bottle Markings
9" tall, 4" wide flat oval bottle, no markings
Description, including signature and date
This crucifixion scene has a very thin Jesus dressed in a piece of satin ribbon. His cross has silk tassles, and there are two men on ladders with raised hammers on either side. Two guards stand at grond level with spears. The entire scene has a fringed silk and tassle canopy suspended from the stopper. The bottle was once painted gold on the top, outside, possibly to hide the strings holding up the canopy.


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Cross and Crucifix Bottles 131-140