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13th C. Russian Crucifix Pendant Gilded Silver Diamonds

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13th C. Russian Crucifix Pendant Gilded Silver Diamonds
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Description
Eastern Europe, Russia, ca. 13th to 14th century CE. A stunning gilt silver pendant setting inlaid with 8 faceted diamonds and a late Medieval era bronze crucifix. The slightly raised face of the cross may have once been a Christ figure that was surrounded with enamel inlays; enameling bronze icons such as this was a popular in Russia from the 13th century onward. The antique bronze is set in a modern 89% silver and gilt pendant setting that is further embellished with faceted diamonds in pronged bezel setting, and the bail is also inlaid with diamonds. This pendant is wearable - strung on a modern cord that can easily be switched to a gold chain to match the decadent setting! Size of pendant: 1.65" L x 1" W (4.2 cm x 2.5 cm); cord: 21" L (53.3 cm); silver quality: 89%; weight: 6.4

Provenance: ex-Dallas, Texas, USA collection

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#174594
Condition
Bronze crucifix is ancient, gilt silver and diamond setting are modern. Strung on a modern cord as a wearable necklace. Rubbing and fading to bronze relief and nice green patina.
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13th C. Russian Crucifix Pendant Gilded Silver Diamonds

Estimate $2,800 - $4,200
Oct 09, 2022
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Starting Price $1,400
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0152: 13th C. Russian Crucifix Pendant Gilded Silver Diamonds
Sold for $2,95018 Bids
Est. $2,800 - $4,200Starting Price $1,400
Asian, Ancient, Ethno, Fine Art
Oct 09, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0152 Details
Description
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Eastern Europe, Russia, ca. 13th to 14th century CE. A stunning gilt silver pendant setting inlaid with 8 faceted diamonds and a late Medieval era bronze crucifix. The slightly raised face of the cross may have once been a Christ figure that was surrounded with enamel inlays; enameling bronze icons such as this was a popular in Russia from the 13th century onward. The antique bronze is set in a modern 89% silver and gilt pendant setting that is further embellished with faceted diamonds in pronged bezel setting, and the bail is also inlaid with diamonds. This pendant is wearable - strung on a modern cord that can easily be switched to a gold chain to match the decadent setting! Size of pendant: 1.65" L x 1" W (4.2 cm x 2.5 cm); cord: 21" L (53.3 cm); silver quality: 89%; weight: 6.4

Provenance: ex-Dallas, Texas, USA collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#174594
Condition
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Bronze crucifix is ancient, gilt silver and diamond setting are modern. Strung on a modern cord as a wearable necklace. Rubbing and fading to bronze relief and nice green patina.
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