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BZ.1937.19, Reliquary Pendant with St. Stephen

BZ.1937.19, Reliquary Pendant with St. Stephen

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Late Byzantine, fifteenth century

Gold, silvergilt, and garnets, 7.1 cm x 4.7 cm (2 13/16 in. x 1 7/8 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this reliquary from a Viennese collector, possibly Simon Meller, through Royall Tyler in April 1937.