Antique Russian Icon cross is crafted in gilt copper alloy and rich blue enamelling. This icon has also good casting quality of the high relief.The central area represents the crucifixion of Jesus Christ; there are the sun and the moon at the ends of the middle bar, and, there is a relief text at the bottom edge: "Bow to Your Cross and Glorify Your Holy Resurrection". The top end displays the Holy Face; the lower part represents the city of Jerusalem, mount Golgotha and the head of Adam. The cross is in excellent antique condition and dated at the 19th century. Length: 14.6"(370mm) Width: 7.5"(190mm)
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Fine and decorative art , antique silver and glass of the 17th to the 19th century
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