Lot 1210: Byzantine Reliquary Cross Pendant
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-11th century AD. A bronze encolpion, or reliquary cross, with hinged suspension ring at the top and remains of one at the bottom; on the body of the cross is worn image of crucified Christ; one the back is figure in orans, or prayer, position with arms slightly raised. 20 grams, 56mm (2 1/4"). UK art market, acquired prior to 1980.
Condition Report: Fine condition.