Celtic Cross - Quin Harp Cross
Quin Harp Cross
Quin Friary, Co. Clare, Ireland
Made in USA
Note - item is a off white color
approximately 11 feet high. Quin was founded as a Franciscan Friary in 1433.
It was built in the ruins of a much older anglo-Norman castle. In 1541, King
The Harp Cross is located among the ruins of the Quin Friary and is Henry VII
dissolved the friary in his campaign to control the wealth and power of the
church. Carved into the face of the cross is an Irish harp and scores of
shamrocks. Both have become famous symbols of Ireland. The harp figures
into many of the old Irish myths. The shamrock is from a legend about St.
Patrick that says he used a shamrock with its three leaves to explain the
Trinity, the triple nature of God.
14 1/4" x 6"
11/6/17 - one left in stock