The treasury of basel cathedral munch monstrance 1490 94 basel attributed to jorg schongauer raised cast swaged chased and engraved silver with a diamond garnet opaque champleve enamel and modern glass h 42 7 8 in 1088 cm historisches museum basel gift of the government of canton basel country historisches museum basel . The treasury of the basel minster was assembled over a period of five centuries beginning in 1019 with the consecration of the restored cathedral rebuilt after the destruction of the first cathedral when the city was sacked by hungarians in 917 and ending in 1529 when the city adopted the protestant reformation. Treasury of the basel cathedral timothy b husband julien chapius on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the medieval treasury of the basel minster miraculously survived earthquakes wars iconoclasm and the reformation. Basel switzerland is one of the few european towns to have retained a substantial portion of its medieval treasury when the protestant reformation reached the city in 1529 the costly ritual objects used on the high altar of the cathedral were locked away for protection and not seen for three centuries. Abebookscom treasury of the basel cathedral 9780300088496 by timothy b husband julien chapius and a great selection of similar new used and collectible books available now at great prices
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