19th Century, French Polished Iron Catholic Cross with Virgin Mary Mourning
This beautiful antique cross was crafted in France, circa 1870. The large iron religious item decorated with scroll and floral motifs is embellished with the Holy Trinity at the center, surrounded by beautifully crafted sun rays; It represents the three equal parts of the Holy Trinity. Basket and Bread The number three denotes the Holy Trinity. The bread, which contains cross marks, symbolizes Christ’s sacrifice. The bottom features the Virgin Mary figure kneeling and mourning her son. The tall religious cross is in excellent condition and adorns a rich polished steel finish throughout in the black and silver palette; it could be hung inside a home or outside on a patio wall. Measures: 25″ W x 50″ H.
|25" W x .5" D x 50" H