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Crucifix

Brass or bronze, double arms with winged heads at sides; inscribed around longer arms - The Crucifixion - of Our Lord Jesus Christ. We bow before your cross - We glorify your resurrection. Inscription on back (see first part of 09.431)

Provenance

1909, gift of Chandler & Co through Charles F. Bacon to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Chandler and Co.

Russian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Russia

Accession Number

09.434

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments