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BISHOP'S PECTORAL CROSS AND CHAIN

Made by: Grigorii Pankrat’ev

Currently in storage


About this object

The cross is in openwork and set with glass pastes in imitation of diamonds on the body of the cross and with a row of glass pastes in imitation of emeralds along the arms of the cross. In the center is a painted enamel with Veronica. Above is the Imperial crown also in glass pastes.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
BISHOP'S PECTORAL CROSS AND CHAIN
Made from:
Silver -- enamel -- glass paste
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
Cross: 5 9/16 × 2 7/8 in. (14.1 × 7.3 cm) Chain: 44 in. (111.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.120
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on chain: 1. crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg; 2. 84 [transcription] for silver standard; 3. [transcription] for maker
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973