Vintage Fancy Brass Pardon Crucifix.
The fancy shape cross has both Art Deco and Art Nouveau influences in its design elements, with geometric designs and scrolls and curlicues. The top of the cross has wording in Latin "Jesus Nazarenus Rex Judaeorum" which means "Jesus of Nazarene King of The Jews".
The reverse has a Sacred Heart in the center and short prayers asking forgiveness that read across and down.
It is unmarked and measures about 2” tall including the hanging loop and the width is almost 1 ¼”.
Condition: no bends or cracks; nice patina.
This is a unique find for a collector of Catholic jewelry or historical items. It is a fancy but classic piece that is sure to fit beautifully in any collection.
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