GOOD RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT, NIELLO AND ENAMEL CRUCIFIX

Author

Alexander Bogdanov Hildebrand, Assaymaster Andrei Titov, Moscow, 1793

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Each trefoil form corner applied with an enameled oval depicting the Virgin, St. John the Baptist and God the Father above, all within silver filigree borders, the central brown enameled crucifix above a circular enameled plaque of the skull of Golgotha both within filigree borders, the base nielloed with Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden, the reverse repousse and chased with two putti in the center flanked by flowers and foliage.