Reliquary cross

Reliquary cross

Cross: silver zone, chiseled, carved, rock crystal Reliquary: golden silver, gems 1634 Giovanni Francesco Frangi height 57 cm, width 28 cm, base 15 cm   The inscription on the base reveals that Cardinal Tiberio Muti, Bishop of Viterbo in 1634, had this reliquary containing fragments of wood from Christ’s cross gilded. The tiny Calvary with…