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Processional cross, Portugal, 1214. Gold, sapphires, garnets and pearls; A 65 x W 34.5 cm - D (OM) N (V) S SANCIVS REX IVSSIT Fieri HA (N) CT (crucem) AN (C) HI (N) CARNATIO (N) IS; M.CC.XII [II]. Provenance: Monastery of Santa Cruz, Coimbra 1916. NMAA inv. Our 540. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Custody by Gil Vicente (Goldsmith with known activity between 1503 and 1517), Portugal, 1506; gold polychrome enamels, glass. Dimensions: H 73 x W 32 x D 26 cm. Provenance: Monastery of Santa Maria de Belém (Jeronimos), Lisbon. NMAA inv. Our 740. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Crosier, Portugal, 1st quarter of the seventeenth century. Gilded Silver, Quartz and tinted windows. The 235 cm.. Purchase 1916. NMAA inv. Our 535. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Processional cross, Portugal, XV century. Silver, silver gilt and enamels. A 125 L x 58.5 cm. Monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça. NMAA inv. 87 Our. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Oratory-reliquary, India, sixteenth century. Silver, silver gilt, enamel, wood, velvet, glasses. A 66 x L 40 cm. Provenance: Convento do Carmo, Vidigueira 1883. NMAA inv. 99. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Reliquary by Vansteigoltist Ian (aka Master John), Portugal, c. 1520. Gold, enamel, emeralds, rubies, a diamond and a pearl. A 35 x W 15.5 x D 12 cm - DOMINATE. IESV. XPE. FLUSH. PATRIS. GRANTS. NOBIS. FAMYLIS. TVIS MISERICORDIE: TVE. TVE. MORTIS. GRAVISSIME. DVLCISIME. Provenance: Convento da Madre de Deus, Lisbon, 1883. MNNA inv. Our 106. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Custody, Portugal, XVIII century; gilded silver, diamonds, rubies, topazes, emeralds, sapphires, tourmalines, crisólitas, garnets, quartz crystals and amethysts. A 97 x L 33 cm. Provenance: Chapel of the Palace of Bemposta, Lisbon. NMAA inv. 1. Portuguese Institute of Museums, Lisboa. Photo courtesy Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

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Details. Custody, Portugal, XVIII century; gilded silver, diamonds, rubies, topazes, emeralds, sapphires, tourmalines, crisólitas, garnets, quartz crystals and amethysts. Portuguese Institute of Museums, Lisboa.