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Chape (Terminal of a Scabbard)
The Bell of Saint Patrick Shrine
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 301
Ireland experienced a period of resurgence in the production of goldwork during the late Bronze Age. Numerous objects noteworthy for their gold content, innovative forms, and sophisticated decoration still survive. Alongside such objects of personal adornment as gold collars, craftsmen produced rings, cylindrical boxes, and spools or bobbins, which were probably created for purely votive or ritual purposes.
Patrick O'ConnorFamily, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan, Ireland; Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford, Ireland (before 1944); [ Harold Naylar, Dublin]; [ Patrick O'Connor, Dublin and New York (sold 1946)]; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1946–1947)]
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