Morse with Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata

Gilded copper with translucent and champlevé enamel | 10.8 x 10.9 x 0.9cm | c. 1300-1350

Unknown Artist

Worn as a clasp to close a priestly garment, this morse must have been created for an official of the Franciscan order. Despite their vows of poverty, Franciscans often possessed lavish liturgical vestments. Displaying the moment that Francis receive...
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