FINE EASTERN EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 17th-18th CENTURY
Orthodox rite. Gilt bronze, 1 3/4” total height. Relief decoration with raised borders and central cross with inscriptions at the beam terminals. Reverse flat with profuse Cyrillic script. Crisp and finely detailed throughout. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored and on a modern gilt neck chain for contemporary wear.