Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Cowan's Auction: Carved Bone Crucifix

Possibly Mi'kmaq or Maliseet, Jesuit IHS inscribed on reverse
length 2.75 in. x width 1 in.
mid-18th century

An example of a crucifix identified as Mi'kmaq or Maliseet is curated within the collections of Musee McCord (No. M3).

Provenance:Descended Through a Prominent Halifax Family


Warm patina, soft surface - a very tactile piece

Estimate: $500 - $700

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


Photos and copy from Cowan's.

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