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Portable Reliquary

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century (12th century style)
Culture:
European
Medium:
Champlevé enamel, copper-gilt, glass and/or crystal cabochons
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 15/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 7/8 in. (17.6 x 14.4 x 4.7 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.337
Not on view
Prince Peter Soltykoff, Paris (sale, 1861); Baron Achille Sellière, Paris; Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris (sale, 1893); Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(sold 1911); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1911–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (1913–1917)
La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. I. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891. no. Orfèvrerie religieuse 30, p. 101.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 1. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Orfèvrerie religieuse 30, p. 108, pl. XI.

Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité: antiques, du moyen-âge & de la renaissance: composant l'importante et précieuse Collection Spitzer. Vol. 1. Paris: Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17–June 16, 1893. no. 241, p. 44, pl. VIII.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 20, fig. IX.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. p. 62, fig. 39, ill. p. 63.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 62, fig. 39, ill. p. 63.

Krohn, Deborah L., Ulrich Leben, and Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, ed. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2013. no. 157, p. 182.



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