Eneameled Brass Blessing Cross
Brass and Enamel
W 8 in x H 15.875 in x D 0.3125 in
Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-08-20
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.