Carved Wooden Pectoral Cross

Cross, pectoral

Materials:

Silver, Wood and Gems

Dimensions:

H 4.25 in x W 2.5 in x D 0.5 in

Accession Number:

419.83

Credit Line:

Gift. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan

Description

Carved wooden cross in silver gilt frame with inset gems and silver gilt ornate chain. The carvings are on both sides of cross and depict the Major Church Feasts.

History Note

Belonged to Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

Inscriptions & Markings

mark on chain: Germany 800, robed figure facing right