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    Elegant Byzantine Gold Cross

    BYZANTINE EMPIRE. Gold cross pendant. Ca. 5th-7th centuries AD.  This elegant piece is 1.5" (38mm) long, including simple suspension loop, with tapering arms of square cross section and a central red stone (likely cabochon garnet) set on the diagonal. Weight: 5.08 grams. Condition: Suspension loop a bit bent, otherwise nearly perfect, with no repairs. Of highly refined style.

    From The Lexington Collection of Jonathan K. Kern.


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

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    September, 2014
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