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Capital from a Reliquary Shrine

Date:
1175–1200
Geography:
Made in Cologne, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Copper alloy, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in. (3 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.415a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 24, fig. XI.



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