A delicately engraved Russian silver-gilt vermeil crucifix (processional cross), St. Petersburg, Dimity Andreyev, 1848
Works of Art, Antiquities, Asian and Russian Art | A94kua | Live auction | 479 Lots
DescriptionGilt silver. Centrally appliquéd, fully sculptured figure of Christ in four-nail type on a guilloche background. Finely engraved depiction of the Virgin Mary, St John and God the Father. The back with intricately engraved scenes from the Stations of the Cross. Both sides stamped with the city mark, the mark of fineness "84", assayer's mark of Dmitrij Ilitsch Twerskoj "DT 1848" and master's mark "DA". The lower part of the cross does not close properly. Height 29 cm, total weight 285.7 g.
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