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Reliquary

Date:
16th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Copper-gilt, rock crystal, silver and niello plaque
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 9/16 x 5 in. (37 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2109
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: + hic E D SAVINE / BTI PET MRIS (Hic est de sanguine beati Petri martyris); effigy of St. Peter on top.
Guiseppe Signorini ; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
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