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Reliquary Bust
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Reliquary Bust


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Reliquary busts contained body parts of the saints represented. In this bust, the relics were originally placed in compartments underneath the "jewel" (glass over foil) decorating the clasps that fastens the saints' liturgical capes. Walters 54.736 is a companion reliquary bust.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/01/1958Treatmentcleaned; coated
2/06/1988Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • The Arts of Man. Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas. 1962.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase, Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
ca. 1650-1700 (Baroque)
Medium
gilded copper alloy, partially gilded silver, glass
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.735
Measurements
H: 9 15/16 in. (25.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)

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