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Cross

  • Place of origin:

    Burgundy (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.19-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This crystal cross was probably made in the 15th century Burgundy. The head of the cross has been broken off as has the lowest section, a portion between the head and the cross arm is missing.

Physical description

Crystal cross. The octagonal stem of the cross decorated with a raised faceted band ornamented with cross hatching, the arms and head of the cross are dome shaped. The head of the cross which is separated has been mounted in silver wire.

Place of Origin

Burgundy (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm, Width: 8.5 cm

Descriptive line

Rock crystal cross, France 15th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cf. Bassermann-Jordan, E., Schmid, W. M. Der Bamberger Domschatz. Munich, 1914. pp. 13-14. abt. 20.

Materials

Crystal

Categories

Sculpture; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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