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Reliquary pendant depicting Saint George and the Dragon

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Polychromed Ivory, rock crystal, silver-gilt mounts. Ivory figure of St. George, left foot resting on slain dragon. Carved in the round. Set into crystal circular case with silver-gilt mounts; lid opens on hinge.

Credit Line

The John Goelet Decorative Arts Special Fund

German, Gothic, about 1500

Object Place

Rhineland, Rhineland, Germany

Dimensions

4.06 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.712

Medium or Technique

Polychromed ivory, rock crystal, silver-gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ritual Objects