The plants found in sacred objects and images, for example the vines and palm trees, are often mentioned in the Bible. In other cases, they are linked to a particular event that is important in Christian belief.
Biais Ainé et Cie
Silver-gilt with chased decoration
Museum no. M.25-1983
Museum no. 7-1881
Sts Bartholomew, St Agatha and St Stephen
Museum no. C.47-1919