Description This rare pilgrim's flask, one of only a few to survive intact, was made to be worn around the neck as a protective talisman. It was once filled with holy water from the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket in Canterbury.
- Treasures of Heaven. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The British Museum, London. 2010-2011.
Provenance Edward J. Waddell, Ltd. Gaithersburg, Maryland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1993, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1993
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