Byzantine Bronze Reliquary Cross Pendant with Christ and Saints

Description
Byzantine Bronze Reliquary Cross Pendant with Christ and Saints
c. 10th - 12th century A.D.

Large bronze enkolpion reliquary cross pendant comprising two hinged plates and an articulated suspension loop with vertical rib, obverse with Corpus Christi and small flanking figures, reverse with Mary Theotokos in orans posture and four nimbate busts.

Size: 10.2 cm L (including loop) - 4 1/16 inches
Material: Bronze
Culture: Byzantine, c. 10th - 12th century A.D.

Condition: Intact


Provenance: Property of a gentleman, acquired in the late 1960s -early 1970s.
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Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity

Lot details
Culture
Byzantine
Material
Bronze
Object
Reliquary Cross Pendant with Christ and Saints
Century/ Timeframe
c. 10th - 12th century A.D.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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