Mirrorcase (shown left). Fifteenth century. This would have been used by pilgrims
to capture the reflection of a shrine, so that they could take the magic power of it
with them. The crucifixion scene shows St. John to the left, with a bible, and Mary
to the right carrying a purse. Above the figure of Christ is a sun and crescentmoon.
Diameter 5cm. Price £15.00.

Needlecase (shown right). Fifteenth century. Bearing the latin inscriptions "Mater
Dei Memento"- "Mother of God remember me", and also "Jasper, Malchior,
Bal(thasar)"- the three wise men. Height 8.5cm. Price £15.00.