Used by church dignitaries if on a journey and out of reach of church for mass.
Portable altar by Unknown Artist, 11251150
© British Museum
- 23 x 9 x 14 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £15,000)
- Acquired in:
- M H Drey
Richly carved with images of the apostles within arcades on the long sides. At one end is a representation of the Crucifixion with St John and the Virgin, and at the other, Christ in Majesty with symbols of the Evangelists.