late 17th century
Object Place: Europe, Augsburg, Germany
55.88 cm (22 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cross, rock crystal set with semi-precious stones in silver. Bronze-gilt bands with jewels attached to cross with bud form finial. Full round figures cast and chased in bronze gilt on oval mounds attached to shaped ebony base on molded shaped plinth with silver tracery attached. Tablet with INRI, Cherub’s head, and skull in silver.
By 1957, Dr. Kurt Rossacher (b. 1918 - d. 1988), Salzburg, Austria; 1957, sold by Rossacher to the MFA for $1,500. (Accession Date: October 9, 1957)
Otis Norcross Fund