14 November 2002
TWO BRONZE PECTORAL CROSSES
Byzantine, 6th - 9th century
Each cross formed in two halves and hinged; one decorated with the Virgin and Child on one side, and the four Evangelists on the other; the second cross decorated with St. John on one side and geometric engraving on the other.
Each with traces of oxidisation; minor elements lacking.
3¾ and 3 3/8 in. (9.5 and 8.5 cm.) high (2)
From the collection of Andrew Constable-Maxwell
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