Carrying of the Cross; Crucifixion

Object Name
Prayer Bead
Artist/Maker
German
Object Type
Miniatures
Prayer Bead
wood
Date
early 16th century (?)
Medium
boxwood
Credit Line
Museum Schnütgen, Cologne
Object Number
A997
Location
AGO, Gallery 136 Marvin Gelber Gallery
Institution/Owner
Museum Schnütgen

Dimensions

Overall Open: 67mm × 52mm × 52mm × 44mm (6.7 × 5.2 × 5.2 × 4.4 cm)

Description

Prayer bead in form of Virgin's head. Upper scene: Carrying of the Cross; Lower scene: Crucifixion

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
none
Markings
Carved coat of arms of Hans Imhoff on base

Published References

Das Schnütgen Museum: Eine Auswahl, Cologne, 1961;

Catalogue Raisonné

Romanelli 68

Provenance

Provenance
Kurt Rossacher, Salzburg, Austria
Previous Owner(s)
Kurt Rossacher

Subjects

Crucifixion
Virgin Mary
Christianity
Carrying of the Cross
Coat of arms
Coat of arms Hans Imhoff

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