Antique 18th-19th century Russian orthodox Brass Cross The Crucifixion
SOLD Authentic antique 18th-19th century Russian orthodox cross The Crucifixion made of brass with baked enamel. On the top part The Vernicle (Holy Face) flanked by two angels. A sun and a moon on the ends of a middle bar, text of prayer to The Crucifix along the bottom edge on the bottom edge. The Crucifixion in the centre, in the lower part walls of Jerusalem and the mount Golgotha with the skull of Adam on the bottom end. The reverse of Crucifix is decorated with floral ornament.
MEASUREMENTS: 38.cm x 20 cm (15 in x 7 7/8 in)
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, with age patina.
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