W 8.75 in x H 15.875 in x D 1.25 in
Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2011
Silver blessing cross. Straight, eight-pointed cross with handle. In center is applied cast figure of crucified Christ on minutely patterned engraved background. Applique stippled initials IC XC flanking Christ; above are initials IHЦI. Below Christ is applied cast skull of Adam with crossed bones. Engraved applique scrolling ornament on handle. On reverse: engraved ornaments capping ends of cross arms; pattern background; on middle arm is engraved inscription in Slavonic: КРЕСТУ ТВОЕМУ ПОКЛАНЯЕМСЯ ВЛАДЫКО ("We workship Thy cross, O Lord").
Used in services at Holy Trinty Monastery.
Inscriptions & Markings
Marks: ВС over 1888 in rectangle; 84 in rectangle; St. George facing left in rectnagle; ИН in rectangle.