Reliquary, Anonymous, c. 1125

Reliquary, Anonymous, c. 1125

h 7.7cm × w 13.4cm × d 2.8cm. More details

In the Middle Ages in northwest Europe, an ornamental style featuring complex spirals, plants and animals was very common. The decoration on this portable reliquary matches the carved patterns found in the Romanesque cathedral of Trondheim.

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