• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS

    CIRCA 8TH-9TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS
    CIRCA 8TH-9TH CENTURY A.D.
    Each flaring arm ending in small knobs at the corners, one side engraved with hatched lines around the edges and dotted zigzags at the end of each arm, mounted
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    From a private German collection formed in the 1990s.