Lot 109: 16th C. European Bronze Crucifix / 14K Gold Pendant
October 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
Europe, ca. 16th century CE. A bronze crucifix set into a 14k gold cross pendant.The crucifix is a beautiful relief design, one side showing Christ on the cross, the other Mary's Assumption into Heaven. Writing on this side says "Maria" to the right of the image, and possibly "Sra" (Senora) but is otherwise unreadable. Size: 26.5" L x 0.95" W x 1.4" H (67.3 cm x 2.4 cm x 3.6 cm)
Provenance: Ex-Colorado collection via family descent
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Condition Report: Modern stringing and pendant frame. Cross has age wear.