Cross

Greek
17th–18th century


Object Place: Europe, Greece

Dimensions

26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.95

Medium or Technique

Metal; filigree, wood and semi-precious stones

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Circular base supporting a rod wound with wire and broken by a filigree ball. An old carved cross of cypress wood is enclosed in filigree set with turquoises, coral, carbuncles, and with an emerald and pearl at the top. It has been repaired and some parts

Provenance

Stergios Noussiou; 1916, sold by Stergios Noussiou to the MFA for $100. (Accession Date: April 6, 1916)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund