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Reliquary Cross

1969.1832 (RS8257)

Description

Silver reliquary cross, engraved with a sheath of wheat, crossed sword and axe, and the initials "I S" one side, the other side features a rooster, cross and the initials "I R", three silver balls attached (one missing), silver ring at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Front: "I S" Back: "I R" Side: "M. LETOUCHE" (Engraved)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS
pendants (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
5 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.1832
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100804
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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