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Painted head of crozier (crosse) (Front)

Painted head of crozier (crosse) (Front)
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Salzburg, Kloster Nonnberg



Height: 1850mm

Lamb of God (Agnus Dei); dragon head.
Monster swallowing the base of the volute.
Foliated decoration.
Painted inscription: 'Salve regina misericordie'. Painted foliage.

KIK/IRPA database 2009: Western Germany, 2nd half of the 14th century.


Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive gilding and polychromy: gold, black.
Painted inscription: 'Salve regina misericordie'. Painted foliated decoration.

Carved in the round.

H. Tietze, Die Denkmale des Stiftes Nonnberg in Salzburg: mit archivalischen Beiträgen von Fr. Regintrudes von Reichlin-Meldegg (Vienna, 1911).
Die Künringer: das Werden des Landes Niederösterreich: niederösterreichische Landesausstellung, ed. by H. Wolfram, K. Brunner, G. Stangler, exhibition catalogue, Stift Zwettl, 16 May-26 October 1981, in relation to no. 215 (Zwettl crozier).
KIK/IRPA database: http://www.kikirpa.be/www2/wwwopac/en/object.html [accessed October 2009].
Verbündet Verfeindet Verschwägert. Bayern und Österreich 1 (= Veröffentlichungen zur Bayerischen Geschichte und Kultur 61), dir. by W. Jahn, E. Brockhoff, exhibition catalogue, Regensburg, 2012, in relation to no. 87 (Zwettl Crozier).


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