63: A Byzantine Iron Crusader's Cross
Byzantine, ca. 11th century AD. Large and very fine iron cross of the type carried during the Crusades by European knights. Two-part construction with cross member hold in place with small rivet, additional small rivet at base. Cross itself measures 14"H x 11-1/2"W, custom stand.
Provenance: Ex-private Netherlands Collection.
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
Metal has been strengthened, but is all original and rare as such