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Book Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty

Date:
ca. 1185–1210
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper (plaque): engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; (appliqués): repoussé, engraved, chased, and gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, dark, medium, and light blue; green, yellow, red, brownish red, and white, blue-black glass inset eyes.
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 9/16 x 11/16 in. (27.3 x 14.2 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.757
464616

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