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Reliquary with Floral Scrolls
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Reliquary with Floral Scrolls


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Description The inside of the foot is coated with blue enamel on white and sprinkled with gilt stars. It shows a pointed shield: or, charged with three crescents azure. This coat-of-arms may refer to any one of three Venetian families: Barberi, Barbetta, or Barba.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase, Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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ca. 1500 (Renaissance)
Medium
painted enamels and gold on copper, glass
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.171
Measurements
Overall H: 14 15/16 × Diam of base: 5 5/16 in. (38 × 13.5 cm); Base H: 11 3/4 × Diam: 5 5/16 in. (29.9 × 13.5 cm); Lid H: 3 13/16 × Diam: 3 3/8 in. (9.7 × 8.5 cm)
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