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Ampulla

Description

Coronation ampulla of gold which held the sacred anointing oil for the coronation of Charles I at Holyroodhouse on 18 June 1633, possibly made by James Denniestoun, deacon

Museum reference

H.KJ 164

Object name

Ampulla

Production information

Denniestoun, James, 1619 - 1633 (fl.)

Date

1633

Materials

Gold

Physical description

Gold

Associations

Charles I
Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites (23 Jun 2017 - 12 Nov 2017)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Scottish Gold (14 Mar 2014 - 15 Jun 2014)
    Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

On display

national museum of scotland »
scotland galleries »
level 1 »
monarchy and power

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the Art Fund

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