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Plaque with the Crucifixion

Date:
first quarter 13th century
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper (plaque): chased, engraved, stippled, and gilt; Champlevé enamel, Figures are applied and gilt; background: turquoise bands with reserved circles and colored rosettes on dark blue ground; colors: red, green, yellow. blue, gray-blue, white.
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 5/8 in. (16.8 x 17.1 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.781
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription: (at top of cross) changed from I P S to read X P S.
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); Jacques Seligmann, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan(London and New York)
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 58, fig. XXXV.



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