A Rock Crystal Flask with Silver Gilt Mounts and Chain; 16th century, Italian

A Rock Crystal Flask with Silver Gilt Mounts and Chain; 16th century, Italian
A Rock Crystal Flask with Silver Gilt Mounts and Chain; 16th century, Italian A Rock Crystal Flask with Silver Gilt Mounts and Chain; 16th century, Italian A Rock Crystal Flask with Silver Gilt Mounts and Chain; 16th century, Italian
Offered by: Mayflower Antiques

Description

A Rock Crystal Flask with Silver Gilt Mounts and Chain; 16th century, Italian; probably Florence or Venice.

Each side of the rock crystal is reverse painted, with, on the one side, a scene of Christ praying in the Garden of Gethsemane; the other side with Christ carrying the cross.
The height of the piece excluding the chain is 6.6 cm.

Height: 6.60cm (2.60 inches)

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