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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

Object name

Reliquary, Coigrich, Crosier shrine

Production information

Scotland, Northern Europe


15th century



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


Saint Fillan of Glendochart


  • Celts (10 Mar 2016 - 25 Sep 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Celts: Art and Identity (24 Sep 2015 - 31 Jan 2016)
    British Museum

  • Angels, Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland (12 Aug 1982 - 26 Sep 1982)
    Royal Museum of Scotland

  • 26 Treasures in the National Museum of Scotland (01 Dec 2011 - 29 Jan 2012)
    World Wide Web


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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