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Cross

Carved boxwood cross on stick. Carved scenes of Christ and Virgin's life in cubic sectional pattern.

Provenance

By 1939, Elizabeth Day McCormick; 1943, gift of Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek or Russian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Mt. Athos or So. Kiev, Greece or Russia

Accession Number

43.424

Medium or Technique

Boxwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Wood Carvings / Turnings