Pectoral Cross

Cross, pectoral


Mother-of-pearl, olive wood


H 4.5 in x W 3.5 in

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FRH Museum Collection


Carved mother-of-pearl cross. In center is crucified Christ, on cross arms are circular reserves with images of God the Father, Apostle John the Theologian, the Virgin Mary and the Skull of Adam. Surmounted by openwork crown, below is suspended teardrop pendant. On openwork mother-of-pearl chain. Carved in Bethlehem. Belonged to Archbishop Averky (Taushev).

History Note

Belonged to Archbishop Averky (Taushev).