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Monstrance

Bronze set in wooden frame, with carved base. Double pierced plates on each of which are represented six men (one missing) in robes some wearing crowns surrounding a seventh. Probably God and Christ and the 12 Apostles. Two inscriptions in Greek. Traces of paint and gilding.

Provenance

1918, gift of Miss Valentine Thomson through Hervey F. Wetzel to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Valentine Thomson

Object Place

Greece

Accession Number

18.623

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments