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Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix

Date:
ca. 1200–1240, with later grill
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Dimensions:
Overall (Reliquary): 15 x 9 3/16 x 10 1/4 in. (38.1 x 23.4 x 26.1 cm) Other (Wooden core): 14 7/16 x 8 7/8 x 9 13/16 in. (36.6 x 22.5 x 24.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.352a, b
464333

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