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Head of a Crozier with the Annunciation

ca. 1225–50
Made in Limoges, France
Copper formed, engraved, chased, scraped, stippled and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue
Overall: 12 5/8 x 6 9/16 x 2 3/4 in. (32.1 x 16.7 x 7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.835a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Count Grégoire Stroganoff (d. 1910), Rome (1829-1910); Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(by 1911); Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York (Paris, in January 1912); J. Pierpont MorganLondon and New York
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350," January 22, 1996–June 16, 1996.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 112, p. 326.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 111, p. 326.

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