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Crucifix reliquary / relic

Description

Crucifix reliquary enamelled and with pendant baroque pearls, the cross is engraved and has figures of Christ Crucified and the Virgin and Child, it is hollow and contains relics: German, 16th century

Museum reference

A.1956.1432

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Crucifix reliquary / relic

Production information

Germany, Western Europe

Date

16th century

Materials

Baroque pearl, Gold, Enamel

Physical description

Baroque pearls; gold enamelled in red, blue, opaque white

Associations

Depicted: Jesus Christ
Depicted: Virgin and Child

Exhibitions

  • Inspiring Walter Scott (06 Aug 2021 - 08 Jan 2023)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 1 »
special exhibition gallery 4 »
inspiring walter scott

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