Adoration of the Magi; Nativity

Object Name
Prayer Bead
Artist/Maker
South Netherlandish
Object Type
Prayer Bead
Date
1500 - 1515
Medium
boxwood in later black cuir bouilli case with gold decoration and blue cloth rims
Credit Line
Schatzkammer der Residenz, Munich, Germany
Object Number
ResMüSch. 30
Location
Schatzkammer der Residenz
Institution/Owner
Schatzkammer der Residenz

Dimensions

Overall Open (diameter): 48mm (4.8 cm)

Description

Upper scene: Adoration of the Magi; Lower scene: Nativity with scenes in the background: Moses and the Burning Bush, Flowering of Aaron's Rod, Augustus and the Tiburtine sibyl

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
none

Published References

Schatzkammer der Residenz München (Munich: Bayerische Verwaltung der staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen, 1970): 58, no. 30

Catalogue Raisonné

Romanelli 41

Provenance

Provenance
In Schatzkammer since 1846
Previous Owner(s)
Unsorted

Subjects

Christianity
Nativity
Adoration of the Magi

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