SPANISH CROSS 14th-16th CENTURY.
High Gothic form and period of the Spanish Inquisition. Symmetrical with elegant trefoil beam tips with three circles representing the Trinity. The projections representing a cross bar, the Jerusalem cross with cross potent. Five crosses in one, representing the five wounds of Christ originating with Godfrey of Bouillon, a Frankish Knight of the First Crusade, known as Baron of the Holy Sepulcher and the Crusader King, ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem following its victorious siege in the First Crusade. Bronze, well detailed and decorated both sides.1 3/8” height with suspension loop intact.