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Reliquary Pendant

Date:
15th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Basse taille enamel, niello, silver, silver-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in. (8.3 x 7.9 x 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Basse taille
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.983
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
A man, probably the owner of this pendant, kneels and greets Jesus carrying his cross, appearing to him as if in a vision.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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