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Lot 3084
10th-12th century AD. A bronze reliquary cross pendant with hinged loop, low-relief figure of Mary Theotokos in orans posture with legend 'MP?Y' and to the reverse Corpus Christi with cross and legend 'ICXC' beneath the arms. 29 grams, 77mm (3"). Property of a British gentleman; formerly in the private collection of Russian businessman Yuri Golubev (1942-2007), some of his collection was published in his book 'Symbols and Images'; acquired by auction on 4 June 2006; accompanied by a copy of the listing. [No Reserve]


Fine condition.

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Byzantine Reliquary Cross Pendant

Estimate £150 - £200May 26, 2018