Vlacherna Monastery Cross Replica

SKU: AA0639
  • This copper cross, covered in tin, is engraved with a representation of the Virgin with her arms raised in supplication - the orans position. This icon motif is a reproduction of a famous Constantinople worship prototype originating in the Vlacherna Monastery, dedicated to the Mother of God. Original dates from the 11th-12th century.

    - Tin-on-copper replica with acrylic base, stamped on the back with the metalworker's stamps
    - Cross measures 4 inches high x 2 1/2 inches wide; 5 3/4 inches total height with base
    - Item #: AA0639