Creator

Creation Date

Mid-15th century(?)

Culture

Russian, Orthodox, Byzantine

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 3/4 in.

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.371

Description

Nikita is depicted holding the devil upside down by a leg and both beating him with a large chain and kicking him with his foot. An inscription identifies the saint. The pendant, now black, has a cross-bearing suspension loop at the top; the reverse side is bare.

Provenance

Purchased from Ikonostas, London, on April 20, 2013.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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