Lantern reliquary. Prism-shaped, square-based rectangular body with silver-plated bronze frame and glass on its four sides, finished off on its upper angles with prismatic figures that mask the screw heads.
Upper finishing with semi-circular dome with a decoration of stays with cut and dotted etchings that do not break with the overall outline. Four heads of angels in haut relief with etched wings. On the top of the dome there is a rhomboid cross finished off with spheres on its ends.
The base is circular, with a cylindrical ring, convex zone of a lesser diameter and circular emerging base. Conical trunk base of handle with square knot. Decoration of the base similar to that of the upper finishing, with four heads of angels cut out in relief.


  • Title: Reliquary
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1612- 1624 (Primer cuarto del siglo XVI)
  • Location: Spain (Europa)
  • Physical Dimensions: h: 44 cm; diameter: 12,3 cm
  • Type: Religious jewelry
  • Medium: Silvered bronze; glass

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