Scenes from Christ's Passion on a box with hipped roof
Burgundy, 15th Century
Flanders 15th century (1400 - 1499)
Width: 258 mm; Height: 148 mm (excluding feet); Depth: 158 mm;
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
About this work
This casket depicts the narrative and instruments of Christ’s Passion. One side has the twelve apostles either side of a wafer-shaped image of Christ crucified above a large chalice. This suggests the casket may have been used to carry the Host during the Mass.
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