FINE EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 17th-18th CENTURY
Orthodox rite. Gilt bronze, 1 1/4” height. The center beam with expanded terminals. Recessed vacant cross with a geometric center and incised panels to each terminal. The back plain is typical for early examples. Surface lightly textured from burial with the detail well preserved and crisp. Professionally refurbished with the pure silver surface restored and on a modern Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.