Rosary Bead with the Crucifixion and Resurrection


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306

The outside of each half is carved in the form of a scallop shell, the emblem of Saint James and of pilgrimages, perhaps indicating that the object was intended for use on such a journey.

Rosary Bead with the Crucifixion and Resurrection, Ivory, polychromy, silver-gilt mount, Spanish

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