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A BRAZILIAN GOLD PENDANT CRUCIFIX

18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY BY MINAS GERAIS

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A BRAZILIAN GOLD PENDANT CRUCIFIX 18th Century, probably by Minas Gerais The reeded cross with openwork scroll and winged bust ends attached, the figure of Jesus Christ with diamond-set halo and INRI inscribed on scroll above and with radiating points behind, with ring for suspension, the reverse panel inscribed with symbols of the crucifixion, the pendant apparently unmarked, the ring struck with crowned R quinto mark 4in. (10.2cm.) long

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A similar crucifix pendant is illustrated in Humberto M. Francischi, O Ofício da Prata, 1988, p. 262.

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