FINE EASTERN EUROPEAN CROSS, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
Ukrainian, or Russian. Gilt bronze, just over 1 7/8” total height. Broad cross with a beaded circle or halo with globular quarter points defining a saltire. Within, a smaller cross hanging on the junction of the beams. The beam terminals with figural or calligraphic motifs. Reverse with calligraphy fill throughout. Surface textured from burial. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored and on an 18” modern gilt sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with Certificate of Authenticity. Rare and large early example.
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