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Russian Silver Crucifix

Auction:
2332
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Silver Crucifix, second half 19th century, the cross chased and embossed with scenes from the life of Christ verso and recto, sides engraved with Cyrillic inscription, arms mounted with cherub busts, laid over wood, on baluster stem, and domed foot with chased and embossed cherub masks, and busts of saints within scrolling vines, footrim with further inscription, dated 1854, ht. 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

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