A BENEDICTION CROSS

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A BENEDICTION CROSS

RUSSIAN, DATED 1893

The carved wooden cross depicting on one side the Crucifixion, with Christ between the mourning figures of John and his Mother (the latter damaged), showing two Evangelists at the vertical extremities, the reverse representing the Baptism of Christ flanked by John and an angel, with an Evangelist at the top and lower compartments, encased in a base-metal setting, with a handle

7 1/8 x 3? in. (18 x 9 cm)