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Lot 0157
A large Byzantine bronze reliquary cross, c. 10th - 12th Century AD, with original loop, one side depicts Christ on the cross, the second side depicts the Virgin Orans, the bust of a saint within a circular border at the edge of each limb. 4 x 2 in (9.8 x 5.1 cm). Nicely patinated. Ex Los Angeles private collection.


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A large Byzantine bronze reliquary cross

Estimate $250 - $350Mar 2, 2019