Brass Enameled Blessing Cross

Cross, blessing

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 19 cm x H 36 cm

Accession Number:

2.2014

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2014

Description

Cast brass eight-pointed cross with light blue, dark blue, green, white, and yellow enamel. Relief images of crucified Christ, flanked by sun and moon, city behind Christ, Adam's skull below Him, two angels and image "Not Made by Hands" above. Lettering in Church Slavonic. Border of repeating squares. On reverse is floral and foliate all-over ornament.