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Medallion with Saint Peter

Date:
ca. 1320–40
Geography:
Made in Siena, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Champlevé enamel, gilded copper
Dimensions:
Overall: Diam. 2 1/2 x 3/16 in. (6.3 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.508b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
This enamel medallion, the work of an unidentified goldsmith, was created about the same time as the leaf with the Assumption of the Virgin by the Sienese artist Niccolò di ser Sozzo (displayed nearby) and testifies to the sophistication of Sienese artists working in different media.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. pp. 91, 123, fig. 43, ill. p. 79.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. pp. 91, 123, fig. 43, ill. p. 79.

Wixom, William D. "Eleven Additions to the Medieval Collection." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 66, no. 3 (March-April 1979). pp. 138–39, fig. 98.

Pushkin Museum and State Hermitage Museum. Dekorativno-prikladnoe iskusstvo ot pozdneĭ antichnosti do pozdneĭ gotiki: Iz sobraniĭ muze︠i︡a Metropoliten, Nʹ︠i︡u Ĭork i Khudozhestvennogo Instituta, Chikago. Moscow: Pushkin Museum, 1990. no. 59, p. 12.

State Hermitage Museum. Dekorativno-prikladnoe iskusstvo ot pozdneĭ antichnosti do pozdneĭ gotiki. St. Petersburg: State Hermitage Museum, 1990. no. 59, pp. 124-125.



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