8th Dec, 2021 10:00

The Christmas Auction

  Lot 340

An 18th century Irish fruitwood 'penal cross'

An 18th century Irish fruitwood 'penal cross', dated 1749
Of traditional form with short cross arm, carved with the figure of Christ crucified in high relief, flanked by incised ladder and spear, with 'cock over pot' symbols depicting the Passion, the reverse incised with 'IHS' across the transom and dated 1749, 21.8cm high.

Sold for £2,800


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