A Byzantine bronze pendant cross, c. 6th-10th Century A.D.

A Byzantine bronze pendant cross, c. 6th-10th Century A.D.

Code: 2120

£60.00
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Description: A bronze pendant cross, the upper arm longer than the others, and with a suspension loop attached to the top, a smaller cross moulded on the centre of each side. The cross with a dark green-brown patina, the top arm of the cross bent sideways, otherwise condition good.

Size: 36 mm/1.4 ins. in length

Culture: Byzantine

Date: c. 6th - 10th Century A.D.

Provenance: From the estate of a deceased London collector.

Background: The collector, who worked as a buyer for Fortnum and Mason, Piccadilly, London, built up a fine collection of coins and antiquities purchased from leading London dealers.