Lot 482: Byzantine Large Reliquary Cross Pendant
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-12th century AD. A hollow-formed bronze enkolpion cruciform pendant with robed Corpus Christi to the obverse with arms extended, nimbate figure to the reverse with hands in the orans pose; suspension loop above the hinge. Cf. Khanenko, B. Antiquités Russes Croix et Images, Kiev, 1899, item 88-89. 31 grams, 75mm (3"). From an important London collection, acquired in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.