Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Pearlware Bocage Crucifixion Group

pre-Victorian, circa 1820. 10.2ins high, 6.2ins wide, 4.3ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery pearlware bocage group with a religious theme which features Jesus Christ on the cross with Mary and Saint John below, stood on a shaped base.

The piece is titled, 'INRI' .

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.

Open bottomed.

This piece represents the Crucifixion of Christ. The title, 'INRI', represents the Latin inscription which in English reads as "Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews".

Condition

CONDITION: Generally good. KILN EFFECTS: touch marks to the reverse.

RESTORATION. St John's right forearm remodelled.

Mary's thumb remodelled.

Stabilised and retouched hairline to Jesus' right wrist.

Mary's arms both reglued and joins retouched.

Left bocage branch reglued and join retouched.

Right section of bocage is remodelled.


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