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Reliquary in the shape of a Finger

19th century
French (?)
silver, emerald & garnets
Overall: H: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: (on applied band encircling base): BEATI . AMICI . 2PEXORIS
[St. Amicus, 12 October, died 733; in Northern Italy is patron of Mortara near Milan.]
[ Henri Daguerre, Paris (sold 1929)] ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1929–sold 1947)]
Rorimer, James J. "A Treasury at the Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 6, no. 9 (May 1948). p. 249.

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