(active c. 1400)

Triptych Reliquary Pendant

c. 1400
Gold, enamel, rock crystal and pearl, 4,8 x 5,3 cm
Schatzkammer der Residenz, Munich

This minute pendant with Man of Sorrows has wings of transparent rock crystal that can be opened and closed, emphasizing not so much the precious relic itself, as the images which had grown up around it.

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