Antique special decorated large cross pendant (1) - Bone

Antique special decorated large cross pendant (1) - Bone
Netherlands - 17th / 18th century

Decorated bone-carved large cross pendant with engravings.

Inlaid with a round white gem and sunrays.

Top inscription IC = abbreviation in Greek of the name Jesus.

Dot/Circle symbols:

The (dot) circle in Christianity is - among others - the symbol of infinity, of perfection and, therefore, of God - God is described as a circle of which the circumference is nowhere and the centre is everywhere - the egg, which is round everywhere in cross section, while its whole is seen as oval, holds within it the “vesica piscis” - it also served as a way to repel evil and bring luck.

Registered shipping with Track & Trace.

Lot details
No. of items
Antique special decorated large cross pendant
Estimated Period
17th / 18th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
5.7×2.3×0.5 cm
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