Carrying of the Cross; Crucifixion

Object Name
Prayer Bead
Artist/Maker
Netherlandish
Object Type
Prayer Bead
Date
first quarter 16th century; 18th century silver case
Medium
boxwood with eighteenth century silver case
Credit Line
Private Collection, Toronto, Canada
Object Number
22707
Location
AGO, Gallery 137 Margaret Eaton Gallery
Institution/Owner
Private Collection

Dimensions

Overall Open (Diameter): 58mm (5.8 cm)

Description

upper scene: Crucifixion with the Swoon of the Virgin and the Vera Icon; lower scene: Carrying of the Cross with St. Veronica

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
Carved in Latin around upper scene:

TUAM CRUCE ADORAMUS DOMINE TUAM GLORIASAM RECOLIM[US] PASSIONEM QUI PASSUS ES[T] PRO NOBIS MISERE NOBIS

[source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/european-sculpture-works-of-art-l12231/lot.29.html]

Provenance

Previous Owner(s)
Unsorted

Subjects

Crucifixion
Christianity
Carrying of the Cross

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