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Chasse

Date:
19th century (early 12th century style)
Geography:
Made in Rhineland, Germany (?)
Culture:
German
Medium:
Copper alloy-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 6 in. (24.4 x 27 x 15.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.43a, b
Not on view
Inscription: [around front]: HIC SPECIES HOMINIS AQVILE BOVIS ATQ LEONIS SIGNIFCANT DOMIVM FACIEBVS QVATVOR VNVM (Trans: Here is the appearance of a man, of an eagle, of an ox, and of a lion. They signify under four faces one Lord); [on three sides of cover]: CORNVA IN MANIBVS EIVS IBI ABSCONDITA E FORTITVDO EIVS ANTE FACIEM EIVS IBIT MORS (trans.: there were horns in his hands and his might was hidden there and before his face death shall go forth. Habakkuk, III, 4, 5)
Baron Arthur Schickler (1828–1919), Paris and Château Martinvast (until 1924); Baron Fernand de Schickler
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