An early 16th century gilt bronze French reliquary base with a rock crystal cabachon and modern fragment of preserved white coral.
A superb object for the display of Naturalia (objects of nature) such as the present artifact of white coral displayed here (included).
The gilt base, ca. 1525, is comparable with the base of a reliquary featuring standing angels at the Musee de Cluny (Inv. CL14082)
Beset with a fabulous rock crystal cabachon. Old inventory beneath cabachon mount: No. 6790
Approximate size: 5 x 5 x 2.5 (h) inches (base)
Wear commensurate with age and a loss to the lower left corner of the rock crystal cabachon.
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