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Lot 3101
10th-12th century AD. A bronze reliquary cross pendant with hinge, obverse with low-relief Corpus Christi, reverse with incised cross and central cell to accept an insert; old collector's accession number 'AH/8 CLL5' to the inner face. 31 grams, 62mm (2 1/2"). 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 from Tetragon, London, UK, 3 June 2006, item EM-009; ex Bonhams, April 2006; accompanied by the original Tetragon invoice. [No Reserve]


Fine condition.

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Byzantine Reliquary Cross Pendant

Estimate £100 - £140May 26, 2018