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Silver gilt reliquary in the form of a locket, shaped like a Maltese Cross, from Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire, 15th century
England, Northern Europe
Scotland, Northern Europe
Silver gilt. Good condition, gilding slightly worn and discoloured on sides and back, ornaments missing as described.
Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, Northern Europe
Angels, Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland (12 Aug 1982 - 26 Sep 1982)
Royal Museum of Scotland
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
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