Reliquary

Octagonal rock-crystal container for a relic, mounted in silver-gilt; the shaft set with enamels. On one side a half-length naked female figure (St Lucy?). Elongated lobed foot.

Details

  • Title

    Reliquary

  • Associated place

    Austria (place of creation)
  • Date

    1380 - 1400
  • Material and technique

    rock crystal, silver-gilt, basse-taille enamel

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    11 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.5

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