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Plaque from a Reliquary Shrine

Date:
1180–90
Geography:
Made in probably Cologne, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Champlevé enamel, copper alloy, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/8 in. (7.8 x 2.9 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2137
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
The design and color palette of the plaque and the location of the mounting holes conform to examples still on the Shrine of the Three Kings
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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