The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Prayer bead with scenes from the Life of Christ
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Prayer bead with scenes from the Life of Christ
  • Netherlands
  • early 16th century
  • Prayer bead
  • Boxwood and silver, carved
  • Height: 10.2 cm, when open
    Width: 5.1 cm
  • Inscription: 'OMNIA DAT DOMINVS NON HBET (sic) ERGO'
    Inscription: 'MARTA MARTHA SOLICITA ES ET TVRBARIS ERGA PLVRIMA lucem X'
    Inscription: 'QVIS DICET PVRVM EST COR MEVM pro : 20'
    Inscription: 'NOLI ME TANGERE NONDVM ENIM ESCENDI AD PATREM Jo XX'
  • S280
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  • comte de Nieuwerkerke; acquired by Sir Richard Wallace in 1871.