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Candlestick

Date:
ca. 1190–1200
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper: engraved, scraped, stippled and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark and medium blue, green, yellow, red, and white.
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/4 in. (40 cm) Overall: 15 7/16 x 5 3/8 in. (39.2 x 13.7 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.345
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(by 1911); Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York (Paris, in January 1912); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 72, fig. XLVI.

Gauthier, Marie-Madeleine. Émaux Méridionaux: Catalogue International de l'Oeuvre de Limoges; L'Époque Romane. Corpus des émaux méridionaux, Vol. I. Paris: Éditions du centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1987. no. 185, p. 172, pl. CLXXII, ill. 592.

Boehm, Barbara Drake. "A Pair of Limoges Candlesticks in The Cloisters Collection." In The Cloisters: Studies in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary, edited by Elizabeth C. Parker. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992. pp. 154-55, fig. 9.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 37, pp.156-157.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 37, pp. 156-157.



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