Reliquary

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Object Name: 
Reliquary
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2009.3.96
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm; Foot Diam: 4.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1575-1700
Web Description: 
Reliquaries were common in churches throughout Italy. They preserved and displayed bones, said to be those of saints.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Cambi Casa D'Aste, Source
2009-10-15
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1983/951
label
paper label
Ex OSS E Carne .... P.B. CRISPINI a VITERBE
label
paper label
Primary Description: 
Globular bowl with short cylindrical neck with fire-polished rim; joined by merese to blown baluster atop a second merese and blown inverted baluster attached by merese to domed and waisted blown foot with infolded rim. Conical flanged lid with solid ball finial. Both bowl and lid each with two small loops strung together with modern red-colored thread with seal and card-board label inscribed: “1983/951”. Vessel contains hair(?) and paper label inscribed: “Ex OSS E Carne .... P.B. CRISPINI a VITERBE”.
La collezione GM i vetri (2009-09-28) illustrated, p. 57, #316; BIB# 116743