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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 159

    TWO RELIQUARY PENDANT CROSSES

    BYZANTINE (BALKANS), 10TH - 11TH CENTURIES

    Price Realised  

    TWO RELIQUARY PENDANT CROSSES
    BYZANTINE (BALKANS), 10TH - 11TH CENTURIES
    The large cross showing the Mother of God Orans, with Christ standing in front of her, the other side showing St. John in prayer; the second cross engraved with the Crucifix and the Mother of God Orans at the back
    The large cross: 4 1/8 x 2 5/16 in. (10.5 x 5.8 cm), the smaller one: 3 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (8.6 x 4.7 cm) (2)


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