The front is engraved with an image of Christ on the Cross, reserved on a background of dark blue champleve enamel.
Reliquary cross by Unknown Artist, early 15thlate 15th century
© Museum of London
- Gold with enamel & garnets
- 5 x 3 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,000 ( Total: £24,000)
- Acquired in:
- The finder
At the end of each arm of the cross is a square setting; three of which are set with uncut garnets.
Found by a metal-detectorist on the Thames foreshore west of Queenhithe, City of London, January 1994, declared not to be treasure trove.