6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A BYZANTINE GOLD AND ROCK CRYSTAL CROSS
CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
The stone carved with long cylindrical transepts, each arm capped in gold sheet, ornamented with incised bands, one cap surmounted by a suspension loop
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long
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