Child Jesus on the trough in ivory - France - late 19th century

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Child Jesus on the trough in ivory - France - late 19th century
In good condition

"A child is born to us, a son was given. On his shoulders is the power and his name shall be: Wonderful counselor, mighty God, everlasting father, Prince of peace. Great shall be his power and peace will have no end "(Is 9,5s).

The baby in the manger (as quoted in the Bible above) is the first expression of the iconography of Christ God.

This carved ivory sculpture was carved out of a single block is a good example of this iconography.
French made, from the late 1800s.
Note that it is very rare to find this representation carved in a material such as ivory.
Sculpture in excellent condition.

Dimensions: height 5 cm, width 8 cm, depth 4.5 cm.

Supplied with a CITES certificate signed Tomassi. Pictures are an integral part of the item description. Happy bidding!

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