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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 63

    TWO GOLD PECTORAL CROSSES BYZANTINE, 6TH-7TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO GOLD PECTORAL CROSSES BYZANTINE, 6TH-7TH CENTURY
    The first cross applied with red and green glass cabochons, framed by twisted wire, applied with filigree decoration at the front and back; the second cross of globular intersection and tapered crossbars, ornamented with filigree cruciform patterns; 1 7/8 in (4.2 cm) high and 2¼ in. (5.7 cm) high respectively


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    Provenance

    The current owner purchased these crosses from a Private Collection in North Bay Village, Florida, in 2007.


    Saleroom Notice

    The current owner purchased these crosses from the Private Collection in North Bay Village, Florida, in 2007.