made in Odessa in the 1870s
An antique 14K gold cross pendant is hand engraved with a shaded pattern. The abbreviation IC – XC on the horizontal arms of the cross stands for Jesus Christ.
The cross is marked on back with maker’s initials, 56 zolotnik Imperial gold standard with Odessa assay symbol.
Size 42 x 24 mm (1 5/8 x 15/16 in.)