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Description

Reliquary, known as the Coigrich, or crosier shrine, of St Fillan of Glendochart, silver gilt, 15th-century, incorporating earlier work

Museum reference

H.KC 2

Object name

Reliquary, Coigrich, Crosier shrine

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE

Date

15th century

Materials

Silver-gilt

Physical description

Silver gilt. Generally excellent condition, some wear to the gilding, the filigree flattened and distorted in places; impact damage on the side of the crook

Associations

St Fillan of Glendochart

Exhibitions

  • Celts (10 Mar 2016 - 25 Sep 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Celts: Art and Identity (24 Sep 2015 - 31 Jan 2016)
    British Museum

  • Angels, Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland (12 Aug 1982 - 26 Sep 1982)
    Royal Museum of Scotland

  • 26 Treasures in the National Museum of Scotland (01 Dec 2011 - 29 Jan 2012)
    World Wide Web

References

Glenn, Virginia, Romanesque & Gothic: Decorative Metalwork and Ivory Carvings in the Museum of Scotland, NMSE Publishing, Edinburgh, 2003

Caldwell, D.H. (ed). Angels Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1982

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/scottish-history-and-archaeology/crozier-and-coigreach-of-st-fillan

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Scotland Galleries »
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Medieval Church

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