Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Handgrip of a bishop’s crosier

    Handgrip of a bishop’s crosier


    Second half of the 19th century

    Ivory; carving, polishing

    Length 52 cm


    Ivory handgrip of a bishop’s crosier is made in the Gothic style, the upper roundish section is in the form of stem with curled acanthus leaves, the central section is made in the form of a building part with Gothic arches and spherical friezes, a bishop’s head is visible in one of the windows, the bottom section is adorned with coat of arms.