Lot n° 198
400 - 600
LARGE pectoral RELIQUAIRE CROSS, necklace,... - Lot 198 - Pierre Bergé & Associés
LARGE pectoral RELIQUAIRE CROSS, necklace, in bronze with engraved decoration representing on one side the Praying Virgin with Christ as a child in foot surmounted by the inscription MP - ?V[OY] (mother of God), on the other side Saint Paul in the attitude of the speaker, open arms, accompanied by his name ??B??C (Paul); mobile bereau.
Byzantine Art, Constantinople or Anatolia, 11th century.
Work consulted: B. Pitarakis, Les croix-reliquaires pectoralales byzantines en bronze, Paris, 2006.
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