Eneameled Brass Blessing Cross

Cross, blessing

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 8 in x H 15.875 in x D 0.3125 in

Accession Number:

36.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-08-20

Description

Cast brass eight-pointed cross with light blue, dark blue, turquoise, 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. Border with repeating pattern of flowerheads and four-leaf motifs. On reverse is floral and foliate all-over ornament.