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The Ox of Saint Luke (one of two appliqués from a book cover)

Date:
ca. 1200–1225
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper: repoussé, engraved, chased, and gilt, champlevé enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 13/16 x 7/16 in. (9.6 x 7.1 x 1.1 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.290
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Rev. Walter Sneyd(by 1855); Michael Friedsam, New York
Hoffmann, Konrad, ed. The Year 1200: A Centennial Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 1. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. no. 139, p. 135.

Monsters, Gargoyles, and Dragons: Animals in the Middle Ages. South Hadley, Mass.: Mount Holyoke College, 1977. no. 10, p. 12.

Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Images: A Glimpse into the Symbolism and Reality of the Middle Ages. Katonah: Katonah Museum of Art, 1978. no. 8, pp. 5, 17.

Boardman, Phillip C., Marcia Cohn Growdon, and Francis X. Hartigan, ed. Culture of the Middle Ages: A Festival of the Medieval Arts. Treasures of the Middle Ages. Reno, Nevada: Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, 1978. no. 13.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 114, pp.329-331.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 113c, pp. 329–31.



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