Alabaster reliquary statue

Made:
1650-1750

Alabaster reliquary in form of statute of St.Lawrence, patron of backache sufferers, unsigned, French, 1650-1750.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A948/1
Materials:
alabaster and complete
Measurements:
reliquary: 22 mm x 15 mm
type:
statue
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • ceremonial container
credit:
Quere