19th Century French Bronze Cloisonne & Champleve Wall Cross on Wooden Mount
This colorful cross with holy water font recipient was created in France, circa 1880. The large antique cross mounted on a wood plaque, features beautiful, intricate cloisonné work with enamel, stone and bronze star decor throughout. The religious object is in excellent condition with bright colors and has a hook for easy installation. (Cloisonné or champleve is an ancient technique for decorating metal or marble objects. In this technique, enamel, glass, or gemstones are separated by strips of flattened wire that are placed on a metal backing). Measures: 8.25″ W x 13″ H.
|Dimensions||8.25" W x 2" D x 13" H|
Late 19th Century