THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR
A BYZANTINE GOLD AND EMERALD CROSS PENDANT
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
The hollow tapering cylindrical arms centered by a collar set with a cabochon emerald, fringed with granulation, a plain disk at the intersection on the back, an integral suspension loop above
2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.) high
Private Collection, California, 1964.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 9 December 2008, lot 328.