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Objects of a religious nature - Ritual objects and amulets

Gilded silver holy water dispenser and sprinkler with religious motifs, Santo Domingo, beginning of the 20th century, 17.8 x Ø 12.7 cm, sprinkler 20.3 cm.

Gilded silver holy water dispenser and sprinkler with religious motifs, Santo Domingo, beginning of the 20th century, 17.8 x Ø 12.7 cm, sprinkler 20.3 cm.

© Iglesia de Santo Domingo
Jet amulets shaped as figas and fists, Spanish galleon “Conde de Tolosa”, 18th century, 1.2 cm.

Jet amulets shaped as figas and fists, Spanish galleon “Conde de Tolosa”, 18th century, 1.2 cm.

© Museo Naval de las Reales Atarazanas

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Material
Ceramics | Porcelain | Metals | Bones | Stone
Type
Accessories and jewellery | Religious and ceremonial objects
Details
Made from ceramics, porcelain, bone or metalwork (copper, bronze, silver, gold); decorated according to their use. Small and elongated jet (black stone) pieces; carved and/or unpolished.
Red List
Red List of Dominican Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Dominican Republic
Period
Colonial and Republican periods (15th - 20th centuries)