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Tabernacle of Cherves

Date:
ca. 1220–1230
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper (plaques): engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; (appliqués): repoussé, chased, engraved, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue, turquoise, medium green, yellow, red, and white
Dimensions:
Overall (Closed): 30 11/16 x 18 1/8 x 9 13/16 in. (78 x 46 x 25 cm) Overall (Open): 30 11/16 x 35 13/16 x 9 13/16 in. (78 x 91 x 25 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.735
464604

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