Axum - Lalibela - Addis Abeba - Gondar - Very old Cross Pendants (5) - silver alloy

Description
Axum - Lalibela - Addis Abeba - Gondar - Very old Cross Pendants (5) - silver alloy
Ethiopia - Early 20th century

Set of 5 old cross pendants from Coptic Ethiopia.

The largest cross is old and is from Gondar, around 1900 and is made of an alloy of silver, copper and nickel. Size: 9 x 7.5 cm.

The little (Ankh) one is from Lalibela, made from an alloy of different metals. Size: 4.5 x 2.5 cm, circa 1950.

The classic, normal cross is from Addis Abeba, early 20th century. Size: 7 x 5 cm

The 4th cross is also made of an alloy of silver, copper and nickel and comes from Gondar. Around 1900.

The fifth one is from Axum, late 20th century.

All are made with the lost-wax method and are unique pieces.

Lot details
No. of items
5
Object
Very old Cross Pendants
Material
silver alloy
Manufacturer/ Brand
Axum - Lalibela - Addis Abeba - Gondar
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Ethiopia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight
135 g
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