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ca. 1150
Made in possibly Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain
Champlevé enamel, copper-gilt
Overall (with tang): 10 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 3/16 in. (25.7 x 14.3 x 0.5 cm) Overall (without tang): 7 15/16 x 5 5/8 x 3/16 in. (20.2 x 14.3 x 0.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: (above figure, on obverse) IHS XPS (Jesus Christ); (on either side of Lamb's head) A/W (Alpha/Omega).
[ Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., New York (before 1913)]; Rita de Acosta Lydig (American, 1880–1929), New York (until 1913); Lydig Collection sale, American Art Association, New York (April 4, 1913, no. 21); George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (by at least 1926-1941)
Illustrated Catalogue of the Rita Lydig Collection. New York: American Art Association, April 4, 1913. no. 21, ill.

Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 3, Works of Art, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1926. pl. XV.

Spanish Medieval Art: A Loan Exhibition in Honor of Dr. Walter W.S. Cook. New York: Institute of Fine Arts Alumni Association, 1954. no. 9.

Gauthier, Marie-Madeleine. Émaux Méridionaux: Catalogue International de l'Oeuvre de Limoges; L'Époque Romane. Corpus des émaux méridionaux, Vol. I. Paris: Éditions du centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1987. no. 63, p. 76, pl. XXXV, ill. 161-162.

Little, Charles T., ed. The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500–1200. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 136, p. 281.

Luaces, Joaquín Yarza, ed. De Limoges a Silos. Madrid: Sociedad Estatal para la Acción Cultural Exterior, 2001. no. 85, pp. 296-297.

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