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Byzantine Gold and Garnet Pendant Cross

Antiquities - Byzantine


LOT 484

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 900 - 1,350
USD ($) 1,130 - 1,690
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £630 (EUR 710; USD 886)
BYZANTINE GOLD AND GARNET PENDANT CROSS

Circa 7th century AD. A hollow gold expanding cross pendant with granulated decoration, each limb formed of sheet gold with flat end closures; the centre with a gold setting enclosing a flat bed garnet, the ribbed suspension loop neatly affixed. Gold and garnet, 3.36 grams, 31 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Purchased on the German art market in 1962.

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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