- Museum number
Reliquary cross; cloisonné enamel and gold; decorated with a standing figure of the Virgin, wearing chiton and maphorion, flanked by busts of St Basil and St Gregory Thaumaturgus; cylindrical gold chain connected to pendant; part of chain in another style.
- Production date
Height: 61.20 millimetres (cross)
Length: 622 millimetres (chain)
Thickness: 8.70 millimetres
Width: 30.90 millimetres
- On display (G40/dc13/sB)
- Exhibition history
2011 23 June-9 Oct, London, BM, 'Treasures of Heaven'
2011 13 Feb-8 May, Baltimore, Walters Museum of Art, 'Treasures of Heaven'
2010-2011 17 Oct-6 Jan, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, 'Treasures of Heaven'
2000 16 Oct-2001 14 Jan, Greece, Athens, Benaki Museum, The Mother of God
1997 3 Mar-6 Jul, USA, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Glory of Byzantium
1985 21 Jun-30 Sep, Greece, Athens, Old University of Athens, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Stoclet sale 27.4.65. lot 34.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number