FINE LARGE EASTERN EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS
17th-18th century, Russia/Ukraine. Gilt bronze, over 2” in height. Elegant form with a raised cross-centered and Cyrillic ciphers at the beam terminals. Reverse with raised edges and Cyrillic text infill (worn). Surface lightly textured from burial. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored and on a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear.