Large and Impressive Renaissance Silver Pectoral Crucifix Pendant

Large and Impressive Renaissance Silver Pectoral Crucifix Pendant

Code: 11581

£950.00
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This is a magnificent Renaissance silver pectoral crucifix pendant, dating from the mid 16th to early 17th century. Such a crucifix was designed to be worn on a long chain around the neck (so that it rests on the chest) worn especially by bishops, abbots, and priests. This example displays some wear although is intact and in excellent condition.

OBJECT: Crucifix Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance

DATE: c. 1550 - 1620 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 93mm x 65mm x 13mm

WEIGHT: 30.90 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection