A NIELLOED SILVER-GILT CROSS

Moscow, 1804, maker's mark Cyrillic lO (cf. Goldberg, no. 812), assay-master Ivan Vikhlyayev

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The obverse nielloed with a scene of the crucifixion, the left arm with the Mother of God, the right with Saint John the Baptist, with the Lord Saboath and the Holy Ghost amidst clouds above, the tree of knowledge flanked by Adam and Eve beneath, the reverse nielloed with symbols of the passion of Christ within scroll cartouches, with drapery and floral festoons between marked on obverse, reverse and side