Brass Cross

Cross

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 19.5 cm x H 37.2 cm

Accession Number:

47.2012

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2012

Description

Cast brass eight-pointed cross with light blue and white enamel. Relief images of crucified Christ, flanked by sun and moon, city behind Christ, Adam's skull below Him, two angels and image of Christ "Not Made by Hands" above. Border with repeating squre pattern. On reverse is inscription in Church Slavonic over image of eight-pointed cross flanked by spear and sponge and Adam's skull below.

History Note

Cross hung in the office of Metropolitan Luarus (Skurla) at Holy Trinity Monastery.