Roman/Byzantine necklace with cross pendant
Lot 202
A Byzantine gold cross pendant with carnelian bead necklace
£2,000 - 2,500
US$ 3,400 - 4,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Byzantine gold cross pendant with carnelian bead necklace
Circa 6th-8th Century A.D.
The necklace restrung, composed of graduated rectangular carnelian beads interspersed with small spherical glass spacer beads, the flat-backed cross pendant with teardrop shaped arms set with garnets, bordered with granulation, a pearl between each arm, one now missing, with a central open bezel, with modern clasp, 19in (48cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, formed in the 1980s.
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