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Russian Orthodox Old Believer's Pectoral Crucifix Cross Vyg

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Russian Orthodox Old Believer's Pectoral Crucifix Cross Vyg

Russian Orthodox Old-Believer's hand-carved wood pectoral cross of a priest or a monk. Depicting the Cross on Golgotha with Arma Christi on the front and the text of the Creed on the backside. Such items are characteristic of the Old-Believers workshops of the Vyg monastery in North-Western Russia founded in the 17th century shortly after the Russian Orthodox schism. 

Very good original condition, with an original leather loop. The cross is slightly warped inwards from age. 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 10-RSA
  • Size: 4 x 2 inches (10 x 5 cm)
  • Age: ca. 18th century
  • Origin: Vyg, Northern Russia
  • Materials: wood, leather
  • Price: $57530% off$403
  • Orthodox Cross

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