Lot 6064

A Byzantine cross pendant, 9th - 10th century

Antiquities, Poster Collection of Engelhardt, Antique Arms & Armour | O91apa | Online auction | 604 Lots

Hammer price € 400

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Description

Bronze encolpion with large hinged suspension eyelet. On the obverse in frontal view a finely engraved figure of a saint in an adorant pose, inscribed Georgios on top. Stylised finial on the reverse. Hinged. The lower ring eyelet on the reverse is missing. Otherwise intact. 12 cm.

Provenance: Rhenish private collection.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 at 10 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from 26 - 29 Jan. 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).