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Cross

Greek or Russian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Mt. Athos or So. Kiev, Greece or Russia

Dimensions

Overall: 17.1 x 0.6 x 1.3 cm (6 3/4 x 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.424

Medium or Technique

Boxwood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Wood Carvings / Turnings

Carved boxwood cross on stick. Carved scenes of Christ and Virgin’s life in cubic sectional pattern.

Provenance

By 1939, Elizabeth Day McCormick; 1943, gift of Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection