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Plaque with Saint John the Evangelist

Date:
ca. 1175–1200
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper (plaque): engraved and gilt; Champlevé enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 7/8 x 3 9/16 x 5/16 in. (17.5 x 9 x 0.8 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.770
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Sigismond Bardac, Paris; 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. 43, fig. XIX.

Rorimer, James J., and William Holmes Forsyth. "The Medieval Galleries." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 12, no. 6 (February 1954). p. 141.

Souchal, Geneviève. "Autour des plaques de Grandmont: Une famille d'émaux limousins champlevés de la fin du XIIe siècle." Bulletin Monumental 125, no. 1 (1967). p. 58, fig. 27.

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. 271, p. 218, pl. CCXXVI, ill. 245.



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