The Virgin Appearing to St. Sergius of Radonezh  12 x 10.5 in    31 x 25.5 cm Egg Tempera on Wood, Silver Oklad set with Gemstones and Pearls Second half of the 16th century Historical Museum - Moscow In this ikon we see, at the top and surrounded by a half circle of silver... All of the saints have silver filagree halos encrusted with pearls and jewels.

The Virgin Appearing to St. Sergius of Radonezh 12 x 10.5 in 31 x 25.5 cm Egg Tempera on Wood, Silver Oklad set with Gemstones and Pearls Second half of the 16th century Historical Museum - Moscow In this ikon we see, at the top and surrounded by a half circle of silver... All of the saints have silver filagree halos encrusted with pearls and jewels.

Reliquary Cross Date: 13th century Culture: Byzantine or Russian Medium: Silver with traces of gilding, niello, granulated hinge, and a pearl Dimensions: Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 x 11/16 in. (14 x 10.2 x 1.7 cm)

Reliquary Cross Date: 13th century Culture: Byzantine or Russian Medium: Silver with traces of gilding, niello, granulated hinge, and a pearl Dimensions: Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 x 11/16 in. (14 x 10.2 x 1.7 cm)

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg, late 16th–mid-17th century. German, Nuremberg. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1922 (22.229) #horses

Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg, late 16th–mid-17th century. German, Nuremberg. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1922 (22.229) #horses

Reliquary Cross, ca. 1366–1400  Italian, the Marches  Translucent enamel, silver, gilded silver, rock crystal, glass, and iron

Reliquary Cross, ca. 1366–1400 Italian, the Marches Translucent enamel, silver, gilded silver, rock crystal, glass, and iron

Ewer  Date: late 15th–early 16th century Culture: Italian (Venice) Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt

Ewer Date: late 15th–early 16th century Culture: Italian (Venice) Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt

Pendant Reliquare with depiction of the Annunciation  Date: 17th century Culture: Spanish Medium: Gold, enamel, rubies, crystal, pearl, rock-crystal Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 1 3/16 x 7/16 in. (7.3 x 3 x 1.1 cm); H. without ring: 2-5/8 in. (6.7 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.872  This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 535

Pendant Reliquare with depiction of the Annunciation Date: 17th century Culture: Spanish Medium: Gold, enamel, rubies, crystal, pearl, rock-crystal Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 1 3/16 x 7/16 in. (7.3 x 3 x 1.1 cm); H. without ring: 2-5/8 in. (6.7 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.872 This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 535

D'antiquités manteau ~ 1580 Check out the goldwork. Shows that the embellishment is not a woven trim--it is embroidery on a strip of (likely) silk fabric that is then applied to the garment.

D'antiquités manteau ~ 1580 Check out the goldwork. Shows that the embellishment is not a woven trim--it is embroidery on a strip of (likely) silk fabric that is then applied to the garment.

Anne of Denmark, Queen of England, wife of James I Anne of Denmark (12 December 1574 – 2 March 1619) was queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland as the wife of King James VI and I

Anne of Denmark, Queen of England, wife of James I Anne of Denmark (12 December 1574 – 2 March 1619) was queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland as the wife of King James VI and I

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