Crusader Era Bronze Exclusive Cross Pseudo-Encolpion with the Jesus Crucifixion richly depicted with embossed images of different Saints (17 Saints) at both sides as well.
Very figurative and masterfully made with its impressive dimensions.
Almost not worn which is extremely rare and even the faces of the Saints are visible, otherwise very well preserved with a lovely olive green natural patina.
Very rare with this imposing dimensions and a big presence of different saints!
Very rare type which is inspired from the bigger Reliquary Double Cross- Encolpion which is hollow and in this case is not just was took the idea of depicting both sides with the saints without the hollow space in between!
Date:11th.-14th Century AD.
Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Crusaders Era
- Exclusive Pseudo-Encolpion Cross with Jesus Crucifixion- Depicted with images of 17 Different Saints
- Century/ Timeframe
- 11th.-14th. Century AD.
- Good Condition, See Photo