Date Added: 17 May 2006
This bottle contains a wooden cross sitting on a wooden base. The cross and base are covered with deep red velvet with a sparkly gold border. The figure of Jesus hanging on the cross is a paper cutout, perhaps from a Holy Card. A velvet/gold cover banner INRI hangs for the top of the cross. On one side of the cross is a paper cutout of Mary being comforted by 3 other women and on the other is an unidentified man. These backside of these cutouts are also covered in velvet. On the back side of the cross is a wooden ladder with six rungs. There is a wooden spear and long shovel leaning against the cross. The bottle is sealed with a rubber stopper painted gold. The Cross in the bottle was created by Georgios Christodoulou, an old man on there island of Cyprus, in a small village next to Pafos. The name of the village is Tsada. This was given to the man's doctor for helping him.
|Type:||Crucifixion||Maker's Name:||Christodoulou, Georgios|
|Category:||Religious||Made Where:||Tsada, Cyprus|
|Bottle Size:||5 1/2" x 2 1/2"||Year Made:||2003|