Crucifix pendant; a copy in gold of the 11th-12th century gold and enamel Dagmar Cross in the National Museum of Denmark. The pendant is double-sided, hollow cast in relief, with on one side the Crucifixion, on the other circular medallions with busts of saints on each arm and in the centre, depicted in raised outlines imitating cloisonné cellwork, with mock cloisonné cellwork filling the background spaces; the ground hatched with horizontal and vertical lines; pendant beaded loop for suspension; further beading at each side of the arms; contained in the original silk-lined leather case with retailer's details.
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