Reliquary pendant depicting Saint George and the Dragon

German
Gothic
about 1500


Object Place: Europe, Rhineland, Germany, Rhineland

Dimensions

4.06 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.712

Medium or Technique

Polychromed ivory, rock crystal, silver-gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ritual objects

Polychromed Ivory, rock crystal, silver-gilt mounts. Ivory figure of St. George, left foot resting on slain dragon. Carved in the round. Set into crystal circular case with silver-gilt mounts; lid opens on hinge.

Credit Line

The John Goelet Decorative Arts Special Fund