Medieval London

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  • Collection: Rosary

German rosary .jpg
This particular rosary is of German origin and dates back to the late medieval/early modern period. It is composed of ivory, silver, and partially gilded mounts.

Virgin and Child with Saints Catherine of Alexandria and Barbara.jpg
This painting measures 26 7/8 x 28 7/8 in. (68.3 x 73.3 cm) overall. Saint Barbara is shown at the bottom right, reading, as Saint Catherine is sitting at the centre of the frame with the infant Jesus. The man at the left is depicted reciting the…

Annunciation Triptych.jpg
"The Annunciation Triptych" measures 25 3/8 x 46 3/8 in. (64.5 x 117.8 cm). The left panel pictures a woman kneeling before an open door, holding a long string of red prayer beads with a large silver bead at each end.

This rosary measures 270 mm in length— the diameters of the small, medium, and large beads measuring 10 mm, 12 mm, and 15 mm, respectively. The beads of this rosary are made of wood, suggesting it may have belonged to someone of lower social…
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