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Appliqué Figure of the Apostle Philip

Date:
ca. 1350
Geography:
Made in Lower Saxony or Westphalia
Culture:
North German
Medium:
Copper alloy, cast and gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 9/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 15/16 in. (31.9 x 8.7 x 4.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1495
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Inscription: S. PHILLIPPVS. APLS
Walter Tarnof, Berlin; Empress Frederick (British, London 1840–1901 Friedrichshof), Kronberg; Princess Margaret of Prussia ; Landgravin of Hesse, Friedrichstal, Germany; Irwin Untermyer, New York (until 1964)
Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at The Cloisters, October 30, 1968 through January 5, 1969. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. no. 105.

Barnet, Peter, and Pete Dandridge, ed. Lions, Dragons, & Other Beasts: Aquamanilia of the Middle Ages, Vessels for Church and Table. New York: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2006. no. 52, p. 188.



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