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Cross in cypress wood carved with scenes of the New Testament
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Cross in cypress wood carved with scenes of the New Testament

1700-25

Woodworker
Greece (Mount Athos) 18th century (1700 - 1799)

Metalworker
Serbia (Sombor) 18th century (1700 - 1799)

Carved cypress wood with silver gilt, semi-precious stone and paste setting.

Width: 22.7 cm; Height: 45.1 cm;

Inscription
Inscribed, on stem of mount, in Old Slavonic, [translated - accents not reproduced] This crucifix of the Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God in the Monastery of Gomionica was commissioned by the

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
O.1966.GP.268



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