Silver Niello Pyx
1824 - 1827
Silver and Silver gilt
W 6.3 cm x H 12 cm x D 3 cm
Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-12-26
Silver pyx surmounted by equilateral cross. On front is engraved, niello image of crucified Christ flanked by spear and sponge. Over Christ is all-seeing eye with emanating rays in clouds. Below cross is vegetation. Background is stamped with pattern of small circles. Pyx is gilt on front and sides.
Provenance: Benedicte Oehry.
Inscriptions & Markings
Marks: AШ in rectangle; 84 in rectangle; St. George facing right; НД over 1824 in rectangle.