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Lot 1586
11th-12th century AD. A substantial bronze cross with triangular terminals to each arm pierced for attachment, fastened at the centre with a pin; inscription to one side ??? / ????CTO? to the vertical section, OIKOY / AYTOY horizontally, 'of all his household'; to the other side Y?? / EYXHC and a cross to the vertical part, ?IBN / ONIOY horizontally. 127.8 grams, 17cm (6 3/4"). Property of a Mayfair lady; formerly in an important London collection formed since 1965.

Condition

Fine condition. Scarce.

Starting Bid

£120

Buyer's Premium

  • 30%

Byzantine Inscribed Reliquary Casket Cross

Estimate £250 - £350
18d
16h
35m
46s
£1200 bids
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