The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Head of Christ (pax)
  • Head
  • Head of Christ (pax)
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Danzig, Germany (head); France (frame)
  • late 14th century (head)
    14th century (frame (French))
  • Amber, silver, gold and enamel, enamelled
  • Length: 14.3 cm
    Width: 12.4 cm
  • Inscription: 'mon aut' (left); 'pac au in R' (right)
    Inscription: Ego sum ma veritatis/et ucte qui requitur/me non [embo laut] in/tenebris et pacem eterna
  • W19
  • Smoking Room
History
Images & Media
  • Louis Carrand; sold to the comte de Nieuwerkerke in April 1868; acquired by Sir Richard Wallace in 1871.