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Renaissance silver-gilt églomisé reliquary pendant Saint Lucy


Code: 12161

This is an excavated Renaissance silver-gilt reliquary pendant, dating to the 16th - early 17th century AD. The pendant is set with the original and unrestored verre églomisé panel depicting Saint Lucy. The back of the pendant is set with a group of nine relics.

OBJECT: Reliquary Pendant

CULTURE: Renaissance Italy / Spain

DATE: 16th - early 17th century 

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt & Verre églomisé

SIZE: 56.9mm x 41.2mm x 11.6mm

WEIGHT: 29.2 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European private collection, Spain.