Pendant, anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1525

Pendant, anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1525

cutting, h 2.8cm × w 1.3cm × d 1.2cm More details

This ornament – a so-called miniature lantern – was used for private meditation. On each of its four sides, the worshipper could contemplate a key moment in the life of Christ: the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Adoration of the Magi and the Crucifixion.

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