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Reliquary Bust of St Antigius
Northern Italian (Brescia)
about 11505-10
Copper, silvered and gilt
Victoria and Albert Museum
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BURIED TREASURES
by Thomas Hoving



The New York Times gave the show a smash review, but I’ll bet few people have bothered to see the medieval and early Renaissance treasures exhibition at the Metropolitan on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It’s going to be around until Aug. 17, 2008. Don’t miss it, for in the random potpourri there are two spectacular art treasures -- the finest of their kind on earth. Incidentally, the Times missed the best one.

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