Reliquary Cross

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-100804

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

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
silver (metal)
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS

Inscription

Front: "I S" Back: "I R" Side: "M. LETOUCHE" (Engraved)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

247

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

5 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1832

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).