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19th century (early 15th century style)
Italian (?)
Silver, silver-gilt, basse taille enamel, rock crystal
Overall: 21 11/16 x 8 1/16 in. (55.1 x 20.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: [scratched on bottom]: VmArck vi Poet
Victor Rothschild, London (sold April 1937) ; [ Theodor Fischer, Lucerne (sold 1953)]
Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 18, 1970–March 29, 1970.

Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 16, 1970–July 5, 1970.

New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "The Body and Blood of Christ in Medieval Art," May 17, 2013–September 1, 2013.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighty-Fourth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1953." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 13, no. 1 (Summer 1954). p. 21.

Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 84, pp. 182-183, 260.

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