Eastern European Christian Cross
17th-18th century, Orthodox rite. Bronze. Large, over 1 5/8” total height. Raised border delineating a cross with broad beams, the cross beam above center and enclosing a stick cross with Cyrillic inscriptions at the terminals. Reverse with a similar cross with Cyrillic inscriptions. The outside edges in flowing baroque elements. Excellent preservation, as found, with crisp detail. Jewelry gift boxed with Certificate of Authenticity.