POST MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CROSS, 16TH-17TH CENTURY AD
Gilt bronze, 1 ¼” height plus the suspension loop. Slender proportions rendered in high relief with a stick cross on figured base. The beam terminals with the “crutches” of the Jerusalem cross and raised expansions to the ends. Reverse with remnants of incised decoration. Well worn in its working life. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold overlay restored, on a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.