A large mother-of-pearl inlaid rosewood ‘apostle’ cross. The cross-section inlaid with incised pieces of mother-of-pearl depicting flowers, foliage, an ex-voto heart and skull and crossbones. Ending with a stylised flower within a ruyi-shaped scroll. The reverse is plain.
Some losses to the centre area - pls see photos
Origin: China, 18-19th Century
Size: 40cm x 20cm
Listed as UK shipping only due to the mother of pearl - please contact me if outside the UK