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Forteenth century pilgrim token

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Forteenth century pilgrim token
Forteenth century pilgrim tokenForteenth century pilgrim tokenForteenth century pilgrim token

Description

ca 1350 pilgrim token. Gilt copper and niello. Venice Italy.There are several of these pendants in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Byzantine silver and jewelery was often decorated with niello and the traders of Venice brought the fashion of niello to Europe.
One side is an Agnus Dei and the other side is of a stylized flower motif.

Measurements: 20 mm in diameter / without the loop/

Listing ID: 209527e86cff148a

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