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Blessing cross

unknown artist1650/1699

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Blessing cross from Kermira in Caesarea; an outstanding example of Constantinopolitan silverware, with scaly dragons, flowers, filigree enamel, semi-precious stones and pearls. 18th c. H. 0.23 m. (ΓΕ 33844)

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Details

  • Title: Blessing cross
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1650/1699
  • Location Created: Turkey
  • diameter: 8.2
  • Physical Dimensions: h230 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: ritual or religious vessel
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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