It was probably made to be removeable so it could be used in a Processional. The Red Color is Still Lively. Carved Gilt Ridges Around the Main Body of the Cross. Carved Sacrament Holder in Center (This Was Used to Hold the Sacrament, or Communion Wafer). Carvings at the Remaining Three Stations of The Cross.
INRI is Scripted in Black at The Topmost Area. The INRI rectangle at The Top has Wavy Gilded Carvings. Painting at the Bottom/Base Is of Two Human Figures - They may be interpreted as Two Souls, or perhaps, Adam and Eve. Please ask as many questions as you like. We are happy to answer them.
A videotape is taken of all of our items to prevent fraud. International Customers are Most Welcome. The item "19th Century Spanish Colonial Cross W Base From Mexico With Red And Gold Paint" is in sale since Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Latin American".The seller is "yelloworchid" and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.