Alabaster Reliquary

Made:
1650-1750 in France
maker:
Unknown

Alabaster reliquary in form of St. Etienne, or St. Stephen, first Martyr of christian church, patron of prisoners, invoked against gaol fever, unsigned, French, 1650-1750.

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Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A949
Materials:
alabaster, complete
Measurements:
reliquary: 18 mm x 24 mm
type:
reliquary, portraiture, portraiture, reliquary, saint
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • ceremonial container
credit:
Quere

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