Reliquary for St. Margaret

Object Name: 
Reliquary for St. Margaret

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Object Name: 
Reliquary for St. Margaret
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Glass H: 8.5 cm, Diam: 6.1 cm, Th: 1.1 cm; Stand H: 8.7 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
On Display
about 1578
Primary Description: 
Very thick transparent bubbly glass with aquamarine tinge; blown. Glass cylinder with thick walls fitting into a brass stand consisting of a bottom with a pierced center and having a scalloped edge, the bottom supporting three column-like uprights which are connected on top by the rim cut out in a mooresque triple arch, the central one being onion-shaped; around the rim is a Latin dedication: "HOC DO ANTONIUS MARIA TOSILERIUS DONAVIT DIVAE MARGARITE 1578"; (given by A. M. Tosilerius to St. Margaret).
Davis, Cecil, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show