Lot 1756. Large cross pendant with inscription, middle Byzantine, 9. - 11. Century

Starting price: € 640
Auction date: 13.11.2019   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 1756 | Large cross pendant with inscription, middle Byzantine, 9. - 11. Century
Bronze cross with a solid Loop at the upper end. The cross arms are decorated at the corners with circular discs. On the front of the slawisierten names of the four archangels are engraved on the arms of the cross: ΜΗΧΟΛ, ΡΑΦΑΗΛ, ΓΑΒΡΙΗΛ, ΟΥΡΟΥΗΛ = Michael, Rafael, Gabriel and Uriel. On the back of a cross-shaped Punzdekor can be found. Captivating dark-green Patina. Intact. Height 11.7 cm. Provenance: From a Rhenish private collection, acquired from the collection of the father acquired in the 1960-1980s in the German and Belgian art trade. Condition: II

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