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Chasse with Christ in Majesty and Apostles

Date:
ca. 1190–1200
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, green, yellow, red, translucent red, and white
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 9/16 x 6 5/16 x 3 11/16 in. (16.7 x 16 x 9.4 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.513
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Inscription: Inscription: A/w (Alpha/omega).
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York; 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. 52, fig. XXVIII-XXIX.

Gauthier, Marie-Madeleine. "Une Châsse limousine du dernier quart du XIIe siècle: Thèmes iconographiques composition et essai de chronologie." In Mélanges offerts à René Crozet... à l'occasion de son soixante-dixième anniversaire par ses amis, ses collèques, ses élèves et les membres du C.É.S.C.M., edited by Pierre Gallais, and Yves-Jean Riou. Vol. 2. Poitiers: Société d'études médiévales, 1966. pp. 944, n. 18, 949.

Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900 to 1500. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1985. no. 40, pp. 144-147.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 31, pp.142-143.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 31, pp. 142-143.

Hahn, Cynthia, ed. Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art. New York: Hunter College Art Galleries, 2011. no. 27, pp. 11, 73-5.



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