13 November 2003
TWO BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSSES AND A RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
Asia Minor, 11th-13th century
One cross depicting Christ and the Virgin to the center in an orans position and SS. Paul and Peter to the arms; each figure indentified by a monogram or inscription in Greek characters; the other depicting St. Prokopios in an orans position and an inscription in Greek letters above; the plaque depicting SS. Damian and Panteleimon; the reverse of the plaque with six integrally cast raised parallel slats.
Losses to the crosses; oxidisation to the plaque.
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high, the crosses
5¾ x 1½ in. (14.6 x 3.8 cm.) the plaque (3)
From the collection of Andrew Constable-Maxwell
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