Beautifully decorative standing crucifix from the late 1800's, early 1900's. The collectible crucifix was hand carved, there are elaborate metal ornaments are affixed to the four ends of the cross, and one behind Christ's head. The small plaque at the top of the cross is inscribed with "INRI". The Cross itself is silver colored metal, as is the corpus.
A wonderful addition to your collection of antique French religious artiifacts and relics. The base is wood, with a stepped platform, it stands on four small brass feet. There is the wear you want to see in a piece of this age, this was most likely used in a French home for devotion. This was loved, cherished and most likely the center of a family's home altar for generations, I hope that it will bless your home.