Portable reliquary inlaid with cloisonne enamel.
Gold reliquary by Unknown Artist, 1100–1200
© British Museum
- Art Fund grant:
- £700 ( Total: £1,200)
- Acquired in:
- Messrs Durlacher
On the front is a portrait of St. George and St Demetrius is on the reverse, surrounded by relics in compartments; it opens to reveal a figure embossed in gold. Subsequently discovered to be a fake.