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Description

Reliquary casket, of copper alloy, champlevé enamels and gilding, decorated with the Journey and Adoration of the Magi or Wise Men: French, Limoges, early 13th century

Museum reference

A.1884.44.56

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Reliquary casket

Production information

Unknown
Limoges, France, EUROPE

Date

Early 13th century

Materials

Copper alloy, Champlevé enamels, Gilt

Physical description

Copper alloy, champlevé enamels and gilding

Associations

Castellani Collection
Depicted: Journey and Adoration of the Magi

Exhibitions

  • European Styles (29 Jul 2011 - 03 Aug 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Treasured: Wonderful Things, Amazing Stories (14 Nov 2008 - 01 Jan 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/art-and-design/13th-century-reliquary-casket

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Art Of Living

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