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Two Polychrome Painted Carved Religious Bottle Whimsies

Auction:
2337
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Two Polychrome Painted Carved Religious Bottle Whimsies, late 19th/early 20th century, a square paneled bottle containing a carved wooden crucifix with a carved figure of Christ, flanked by four guard figures, the rear of the cross with a leaning ladder, the carved wooden stopper suspending two wool yarn tassels; and a round bottle with a carved crucifix with applied cut-out paper figure of Christ, surrounded by elements of the Crucifixion including a ladder, whip, and a lance, carpenter's tools including a hammer, an axe, pliers, and pick, with carved wooden stopper, ht. 9 3/4, 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

carpenter , whip , Ancient Rome, Crucifixion, Jesus, Torture

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