26 November 2011

IHC reliquary pendant

This one is from Scotland.
Simple silver constructed reliquary. The lid can be lift up to reveal relict stored inside.
Avers is engraved with letters IHC on a cross-hatched backgroud and revers with floral desing pattern.

Copy of the reliquary
Material: 925 silver
Dating: 15th cent



The original reliquary:

The original from the Museum of Scotland
Material: silver
Dimensions: 35mm (with loop) x 18mm x 5mm
Dating: 15th cent
After Glenn 2003, p.86, F4.


Glenn, Virginia: Romanesque and Gothic. Decorative metal work and ivory carvings in the Museum of Scotland. Edingburgh 2003.

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