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LOT 0156

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,100 - 1,540
USD ($) 1,300 - 1,820

Opening Bid
£900 (EUR 991; USD 1,167) (+bp*)

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Byzantine Cross Arm with Saint Paul

8th-12th century AD

A bronze cross arm with three circular piercings for attachment; nimbate Saint Paul presented in a roundel; later vertical inscription to the left: '?ΠAVΛΟ' Paulo[s]; two rounded terminals at the shoulders of a multi-sided body. 128 grams, 13cm (5"). Fair condition.

Provenance
From a private New York collection, acquired in 2012; formerly in a private German collection, since the 1980s.