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Medieval Gilt Bronze Processional Cross or Staff Mount

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 613

Estimate
GBP (£) 160 - 240
EUR (€) 180 - 270
USD ($) 230 - 340
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £414

MEDIEVAL GILT BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS OR STAFF MOUNT

Circa 14th century AD. An annular joint piece from the staff of a processional cross, decorated in an ecclesiastical architectural style with four main gables spaced equidistantly and superimposed on a background of arched windows. 42 grams, 54 mm external diameter.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, with almost all the gilding present. An important piece and very rare.

Provenance
Found Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England 1985.

Literature
See Robinson, J. Masterpieces: Medieval Art p.184-5 for similar gothic-arch arcading on a casket bearing the arms of Isabella of France dating to 1303-8 AD.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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