Renaissance Silver Pectoral Crucifix Pendant

Renaissance Silver Pectoral Crucifix Pendant

Code: 10544

£595.00
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This is a nice 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. It is intact though displays some wear, indicative of a much loved devotional jewel. Today this pendant retains the suspension loop so can still be worn with care.

OBJECT: Crucifix Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance

DATE: c. 1550 - 1620 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 73mm (without ring) x 50mm (wide) x 9mm

WEIGHT: 12.7 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection