M115 Byzantine bronze reliquary cross £350

 


A bronze reliquary cross cast in two pieces and decorated to both sides with Christian figures and an inscription above.

Byzantine, 9th to 13th Century AD

The two sides are still connected, there is a small hole on the sirface of both sides

Size: 9 x 4.3 cms

Ex. private collection, Dusseldorf, Germany; acquired in the late 20th Century