No. 84448059

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Byzantine Bronze Cross  (No Reserve Price)
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Byzantine Bronze Cross (No Reserve Price)

Byzantine Bronze Cross Circa 9th century AD This bronze encolpion cross is characterized by its two cruciform plaques joined through a hinged mechanism. Both faces are adorned with a niello cross. The inclusion of a suspension loop indicates its purpose for attachment. The cross, representing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the central figure in Christian theology, serves as an emblem of redemption and faith. Its widespread adoption as a motif in Christian art and artefacts underscores its enduring importance. Dimensions: 42mm x 19mm; weight 8g Provenance: Private UK Ancient Art Collection formerly acquired on the UK, European, and USA Art Markets from pre-2000 Collections. Disclaimer: NO SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. All items will be shipped from Belgium. The seller guarantees and can prove that the object was obtained legally. The seller was informed by Catawiki that they had to provide the documentation required by the laws and regulations in their country of residence. The seller guarantees and is entitled to sell/export this object. The seller will provide all provenance information known about the object to the buyer. The seller ensures that any necessary permits are/will be arranged. The seller will inform the buyer immediately about any delays in obtaining such permits. The seller will not ship outside the EU.

No. 84448059

Sold
Byzantine Bronze Cross  (No Reserve Price)

Byzantine Bronze Cross (No Reserve Price)

Byzantine Bronze Cross
Circa 9th century AD

This bronze encolpion cross is characterized by its two cruciform plaques joined through a hinged mechanism. Both faces are adorned with a niello cross. The inclusion of a suspension loop indicates its purpose for attachment.
The cross, representing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the central figure in Christian theology, serves as an emblem of redemption and faith. Its widespread adoption as a motif in Christian art and artefacts underscores its enduring importance.

Dimensions: 42mm x 19mm; weight 8g
Provenance: Private UK Ancient Art Collection formerly acquired on the UK, European, and USA Art Markets from pre-2000 Collections.

Disclaimer:
NO SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION.
All items will be shipped from Belgium.
The seller guarantees and can prove that the object was obtained legally.
The seller was informed by Catawiki that they had to provide the documentation required by the laws and regulations in their country of residence.
The seller guarantees and is entitled to sell/export this object.
The seller will provide all provenance information known about the object to the buyer.
The seller ensures that any necessary permits are/will be arranged.
The seller will inform the buyer immediately about any delays in obtaining such permits.
The seller will not ship outside the EU.

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