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Antique Gold Crucifix with Eastlake-Like Applied Design

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Religious Jewelry110 of 136 METALCROSS1803 kettle?coin /1830 mother of mary
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Posted 6 years ago


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This is a handsome piece. The cross is about 2 1/8 inches long and has a wonderful Eastlake-like inspired design. It appears to be pretty old, with hand engraved initials on the backside in an elegant script. It doesn't have a maker's hallmark, or any indication of it's metal content.
I've had it for about a year, it's been sitting on the mantel for much of that time, leaving it's silhouette in the dust.
I was hoping that someone might be able to date it for me, or recognize the style, possibly even the maker.

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  1. davyd286, 5 years ago
    It does look Victorian in style, 1880 or so. It also looks gold plated in the photo.
  2. epson233 epson233, 5 years ago
    agree with davy -- also see some rose gold on the ends -- pretty pendant -- engraving also point to that era

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