LARGE EASTERN EUROPEAN CROSS NECKLACE, 17TH-18TH C.
17th-18th century, Poland/Russia/Ukraine. Gilt bronze, just under 1 3/4" height plus the suspension loop. Elegant form with a raised cross-centered and Cyrillic ciphers at the beam terminals. Reverse with solid saltires framing the beam junction, otherwise plain. Surface lightly textured from burial with details intact. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored on a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certification of authenticity.