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Crucifix: M/P.16 & A-1938

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


Unknown (Maker)


Crucifix of gold and enamels on rock crystals. Case (A) of gold with I.H.S. engraved on the lid.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.D. Cunliffe Bequest, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


16th century
Circa 1500 - 1600

School or Style


Components of the work

Crucifix composed of rock crystal enamel gold Case composed of gold Height 7.8 cm Width 6 cm
Pendant Height 8 cm Width 5.7 cm
Decoration Gemstones

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I.H.S.
  • Location: Lid
  • Type: Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.16 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 167089
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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