A Byzantine bronze processional cross
Lot 242*
A Byzantine bronze processional cross
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,777) inc. premium
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A Byzantine bronze processional cross
Circa 10th-12th Century A.D.
With silver and copper inlay in the form of an inner cross, the flared arms with rounded terminals each inlaid with a silver crescent, and flanked by a pair of pierced knobbed projections, with pierced tang base for attachment, 9in (22.6 cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Inherited from Edward Safani, acquired in the 1950s.
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