Reliquary Head of Virgin Martyr of Cologne

Reliquary Head of Virgin Martyr of Cologne
ID
 
575
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia)
 
Sorting Title
 
Reliquary Head of Virgin Martyr of Cologne
 
Subject
 

Description: Reliquary in shape of bust of female saint wearing fillet.
Inscription on the base: RELIQUIE HIC INCLUSE CAPUT I UNDECIM MILLIU, VERGINUM DE OSSIBUS S. ANDRESS S. CRISTOFORI S. SEBASTIANI S. BLASII S. FELICULE VERGINIS WEDEKINDI REGIS DE NICOLAO DE LIGNO CRUTIS DE SEPULCHRE DOMINI DE VERGA AARON.

 
Creation Date
 
1300-1349
 
Century
 
14th
 
Style Genre
 
Gothic
 
Work Type
 
journal
 
Measurements
 
h. 34 cm
 
Format Medium
 

silver; silver-gilt
repoussé

 
Original Location
 

Westphalia or Lower Saxony

 
Current Repository
 

Paderborn: Busdorfkirche

 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
50Pbl ChBu R3,1 130921
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
Image of Reliquary Head of Virgin Martyr of Cologne.