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Medallion from a Coffret

Date:
ca. 1210
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper: pierced, repoussé, chased, engraved, scraped, stamped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue and red.
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3/16 in. (8.2 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.794
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(by 1911); Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York (by January 1912); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Paris. Musée du Louvre. "L'Oeuvre de Limoges," October 23, 1995–January 22, 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350," January 22, 1996–June 16, 1996.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 74, fig. XLVIII.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 90, p. 286.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 89, p. 286.



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