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Plaque with Saint Peter in Glory

Date:
ca. 1185–1200
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper (plaque): chased, engraved, stippled, and gilt; (appliqué): repoussé, engraved, chased, scraped, stippled and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium and light blue, turquoise, green, yellow, red, and white; dark blue and turquoise glass beads
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (24.7 x 14.3 x 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.779
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Abbé Jacques-Rémi Texier, diocese of Limoges (in 1842); Muret de Pagnac, Saint-Junien (?); [ Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris (until 1890; his sale, Paris, April 17-June 16, 1893)]; [ Bourgeois Frères, Cologne (sold 1904)]; Bourgeois Frères, Krings and Lempertz, Cologne (October 27–29, 1904, no. 386); Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(from 1906); [ Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York (in January 1912)]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Texier, Jacques-Rémi. "Étude sur la Sculpture en France." Magasin pittoresque 10 (November 1842). p. 364, ill. p. 361.

Texier, Jacques-Rémi. Essai historique et descriptif sur les émailleurs et les argentiers de Limoges. Poitiers: s.n., 1843. pp. 25, 175, pl. III.

Ardant, Maurice. Émailleurs et émaillerie de Limoges. Isle, 1855. p. 58.

Guibert, Louis, and Jules Tixier, ed. L'Art rétrospectif: Exposition de Limoges, 1886. Limoges: Veuve H. Ducourtieux, 1886. p. 59, pl. XXXII.

Rupin, Ernest. L'Oeuvre de Limoges. Paris: Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1890. p. 432.

La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. I. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891. no. Orfèvrerie religieuse 47, p. 106.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 1. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Orfèvrerie religieuse 47, p. 112.

Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité: antiques, du moyen-âge & de la renaissance: composant l'importante et précieuse Collection Spitzer. Vol. 1. Paris: Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17–June 16, 1893. no. 255, p. 46, pl. VIII.

Tableaux anciens et modernes composant la collection Bourgeois Frères. Cologne: J. M. Heberle, October 27–29, 1904. no. 386, pp. 78.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 60, fig. XXXVI.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 46, pp. 178-179.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 46, pp. 178-179.



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