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Reliquary, known as the Coigrich, or crosier shrine, of St Fillan of Glendochart, silver gilt, 15th-century, incorporating earlier work

Museum reference

H.KC 2

Physical description

Silver gilt. Generally excellent condition, some wear to the gilding, the filigree flattened and distorted in places; impact damage on the side of the crook


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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