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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 325

    A CONTINENTAL ENGRAVED BRASS RELIQUARY CROSS

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL ENGRAVED BRASS RELIQUARY CROSS
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    On one side Christ crucified on a flowering tree, on the other the Virgin Mary and Latin inscriptions and on the sides engraved symbols of the passion, the covers sliding to reveal relics in metal thread borders with paper labels
    7½in. (19cm.)


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