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Reliquary

The base is engraved with shields and initials and set with turquoises; shaft has six quatrefoil medallions of saints in enamel; the lantern has five Gothic windows enclosing a relic of bone; the framework ornamented with enamel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Joy

Italian (Rimini), Late Medieval, early 15th century

Object Place

Rimini, Italy

Accession Number

92.2823a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel, glass, bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ritual Objects