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Applied Arts: European 16th Century

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Bezoar with mounts.
16th c Spanish Renaissance (Northern) Applied Arts

SPANISH RENAISSANCE Anonymous (1450 - 1575) Primary
c. 1500-1550
16th c
Bezoar; Gold
Renaissance (Northern)
Vienna. Kunsthistorisches Museum.
A bezoar is a hard ball of hair or vegetable fiber that can be produced in the stomachs of cud-chewing animals. It was thought to be an antidote against poison and to possess magic properties.

Caption: SPANISH | Bezoar with mounts. | c. 1500-1550 | Spanish | Renaissance (Northern)
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