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Processional cross

Description

Processional cross, of partly gilt silver on a wooden core with silvered copper knops, with Christ in Judgement, the Virgin Mary, St John, two angels and the Annunciation on one side and Christ Crucifixed with the symbols of the Four Evangelists on the other: Italian, Abruzzo, Sulmona, marked SUL, dated 1430

Museum reference

A.1884.44.50

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Processional cross

Production information

Sulmona, L'Aquila Province, Italy, Southern Europe

Date

1430

Materials

Silver, parcel-gilt, Wood, Copper, silvered

Physical description

Partly gilt silver on a wooden core with silvered copper knops

Associations

Depicted: Christ
Depicted: Virgin Mary
Depicted: Saint John
Evangelists
Depicted: Annunciation
Depicted: Crucifixion

Exhibitions

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

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