old ethiopian coptic cross

large processional cross with intricate filigree metalwork.

cast in brass with a nickel silver plating using a lost-wax process, where the original wax sculpture is melted away once the cast is made. crosses like these have been produced in the same way since the 14th century.

it stands 39cm tall, 18cm wide, with a 5cm diameter base

£220.00

old ethiopian coptic cross

£220.00