Artist possibly German
  • Altar Cross
Date mid-14th century
Medium Rock crystal cross with gilt copper base and enamelled heraldic devices
Dimensions Overall: 29 × 16 × 7 1/2 inches (73.7 × 40.6 × 19.1 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 21.197
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval C263, Level 2 (see map)
(Henri and Max Heilbronner, Berlin, Germany);
1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Valentiner, W. R. "New Period Rooms," Bulletin of the DIA 3, no. 4 (January 1923): p. 28, 26 (ill.).