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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 282

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS

    CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS
    CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
    The flaring arms each terminating in projecting disks at the corners, one side engraved with a haloed saint, the cloaked body arranged through the central transept, the arms bent and raised in prayer, straight and wavy lines at each end, a perforation at the base for attachment
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    American Private Collection, 1980s.


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