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Byzantine, Russian and Coptic Crosses



Our vast collection of antique crosses dates from the Byzantine era to the late 19th century, including Russian, European, and Ethiopian Coptic crosses. These are made from a variety of media ranging from bronze, enamelled, silver, gold and stone-set. It appears that crosses are the latest fashion accessory.


Pectoral Cross

 
     Russian Cross
price on application     
Russian, an 18th century silver pectoral cross, with prayers on the reverse.
Code: cr24

 
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Presentation Crucifix

 
     Presentation Crucifix
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Russian, dated 1830 a large painted and inscribed Crucifix with Royal Provenance. Presentation plaque.
Code: Icr1

 
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Gold Crosses

 
     Gold Crosses
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A selection of gold crosses in the Byzantine style, two inset with ancient glass,one a reliquary.
Code: 06.58.00

 
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Greek Cross

 
     Greek Processional Cross
3,850.00     
Greek, 18th century, a large silver double-sided Processional Cross.
Code: 02.12.24

 
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Silver Cross

 
     Silver Blessing Cross
3,850.00     
Greek,an early 19th century silver hand-blessing cross with the Crucified Christ on one side and the Resurrected Christ on the other. ( on a wooden core base with fitting for a handle ) Tughra (Turkish) silver marks....15 x 12ins
Code: 04.41.19

 
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gold crosses

 
     Russian Gold Crosses
price on application         Sold
Russian, a selection of our late 19th century crosses in gold. (Sold )
Code:

 
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Bishop's Cross

 
     Bishop's Pectoral Cross
2,450.00         Sold
Russian, a late 19th century silver-gilt Bishop's pectoral cross decorated with "aquamarines". 6 x 3.5ins....SOLD
Code: 006sw

 
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Cross and Chain

 
     Priests Crucifix and Chain
1,250.00     
Russian, circa 1900 silver Priest Cross and original chain.4.25 x 3ins.
Code:

 
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crosses

 
     Early Crosses
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A selection of our early neck crosses from the 11th century onwards. See Khanenko Collection Kiev 1899 for examples.
Code: 012min

 
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Constable-Maxwell Collection

 
     Byzantine Cross
2,250.00     
Byzantine, a 10/11th century reliquary cross in bronze with engraved and named images of St John and St Stephen on either side.4 x 2ins...Provenance the Constable-Maxwell Collection.
Code: 010min

 
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Byzantine Reliquary

 
     Byzantine Reliquary
2,850.00         Sold
Byzantine, 10/12th century a large bronze Reliquary cross with a highly stylised image of the Crucified Christ engraved on the front and St Anna on the reverse. Provenance the Constable-Maxwell Collection.SOLD
Code: 008cr

 
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Russian Cross

 
     Russian Cross
490.00         Sold
Russian, a dated 1878 gold cross on original gold chain.SOLD
Code: 002cr

 
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17/18th Century Crosses

 
     17/18th Century Crosses
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Russian, two Crosses from a large collection dating from the 11th century onwards.
Code: 001mar

 
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Byzantine

 
     Byzantine Pendant
1,250.00     
Byzantine, a pre 6th Century Byzantine bronze religious pendant.
Code: 015wed

 
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Russian Panagias

 
     Russian Panagias
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Part of our collection of 20th century Russian panagias. Mostly under offer
Code: 004ss

 
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Stone Icons

 
     Stone Icons
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Stone Icons in the Byzantine style
Code: 002800

 
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Coptic crosses

 
     Coptic Hand-Blessing Crosses
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Ethiopian, Coptic crosses.....a few hand crosses from our wonderful collection of metal crosses from the 15th century onwards. Prices from 300
Code: 001k

 
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Byzantine Encolpion  Cross

 
     Byzantine Encolpion Cross
2,850.00         Sold
Byzantine, pre 9th century a finely coloured bronze encolpion cross with the image of Christ on the front and the Chi-Rho on the reverse.11 x 5 cms...SOLD
Code: 003c

 
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Russian Crosses

 
     Russian Crosses
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A few more Russian Crosses from our large collection of Byzantine, Russian and Coptic. ( prices from 45 )
Code: dsc6991

 
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Russian Crosses

 
     Russian Crosses
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Russian, a selection from our 18th century silver and bronze neck crosses. Prices from 85
Code: dsc6933

 
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Russian Cross

 
      RussianSilver Cross
1,250.00     
Russian, a very large early 19th century silver neck-cross.
Code: dsc6914

 
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Cross and Chain

 
     Cross and Chain
1,850.00         Sold
Russian, an early 18th century silver-gilt cross set with cabachon glass pastes,on its original woven silver long chain.SOLD
Code: dsc6912

 
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Coptic cross

 
     Ethiopian Blessing Cross
2,650.00         Sold
Ethiopian (Coptic), an early 19th century hand blessing Cross, finely cut in silver, with a worn inscription on the handle and inscribed on the base plate. 10.5 x 5ins., 27 x 13 cms.
Code: dsc6790

 
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Russian Cross

 
     Russian Cross
230.00     
Russian, a 19th century brass and three coloured enamel cross. 6.5 x 4.5ins.
Code: dsc6630

 
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Russian Cross

 
     Russian Cross
190.00     
Russian, circa 1820 bronze Cross. 8.5 x 5.5ins.
Code: dsc6629

 
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Brass Cross

 
     Brass Cross
220.00     
Russian, early 19th century brass and enamel Cross. 6.5 x 4.5 ins.
Code: dsc6628

 
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Priests crosses

 
     18th Century Crosses and Chains
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Russian, a selection of our 18th century Priest's crosses and chains in silver. (Prices from 1250 )
Code: dsc02734

 
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Coptic crosses

 
     Ethiopian (Coptic) Crosses
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Ethiopian (Coptic) ....a selection from our stock of these very decorative and wearable antique Crosses. (prices from 60 - 450)...We have just purchased a small collection of crosses formed in the 1930's.
Code: Kif_5292

 
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Slovakian Wooden Cross

 
     Slovakian Wooden Cross
850.00     
Slovakian, a 19th.Century carved wooden hand-blessing Cross dated 1853.11 x 4ins. (see "Ikony Slowackie" by Stefan Tkac....Tatran Bratislava 1980 page 39)
Code: Kif_3436

 
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Byzantine Cross

 
     Byzantine Cross
4,850.00     
Byzantine, 11th.Century , one of the finest bronze Processional Crosses we have ever seen, engraved with the Virgin Orans with the Christ Child in clothing suggestive of a warrior flanked by St's Peter and Paul. Provenance, the Constable-Maxwell Collection.4.75 x 3.75 ins. ( see Dalton page 559 for similar)
Code: Kif_1137

 
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Ethiopian, 18th.Century Coptic Staff Handle

 
     Ethiopian, 18th.Century Coptic Staff Handle
1,350.00     
Ethiopian,an 18th.Century tau-shaped Coptic staff handle.
Code: Kif_0286

 
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Ethiopian, an 18th.Century Coptic Staff Handle

 
     Ethiopian, an 18th.Century Coptic Staff Handle
1,350.00     
Ethiopian, an 18th.Century Coptic tau-shaped staff handle in bronze.
Code: Kif_0276

 
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Bone

 
     Bone "peep" Crucifix
390.00     
Russian, Late 19th.century bone and metal Crucifix, the top with a "peep" of a Russian Church.
Code: Kif_6207

 
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Russian 19th.Century Cross.

 
     Russian 19th.Century Cross.
290.00     
Russian,a 19th century silver cross with a small images of St.Tikhon on reverse. 2.5ins.
Code: kif_3186

 
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