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King Arthur

Enameler:
Colin Nouailher (French, active 1539, d. after 1571)
Artist:
Based on woodcuts by Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen (Netherlandish, ca. 1470–1533)
Date:
ca. 1541
Culture:
French, Limoges
Medium:
Painted and partly gilded enamel on copper
Dimensions:
Diameter: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
Purchase, John H. and Susan Gutfreund Gift, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.65.2
Not on view
Inscription: In gold on the top edge:: ART / VS / REX
Baronne de Nervaux-Loys , Château de Couson, Ile-de-France ; [ sale, Ader Picard Tajan, Paris , June 23, 1976, lot 94 ] ; Private Collection, Lille, France ; [ Alain Moatti , until 1993; sold to MMA ]
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