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Mirror Back

Artist:
Workshop of Louis Marcy (Luigi Parmeggiani) (Italian, 1860–1945) (?)
Date:
ca. 1880–1900 (14th century style)
Geography:
Made in Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilded silver and translucent enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3/8 in. (9.5 x 0.9 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Basse taille
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1950
Accession Number:
50.7.4
Not on view
Marking: [Arms]: Lusignan of Poitou and England
Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, Frankfurt
Rorimer, James J. "Reports of the Departments: The Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 10, no. 1 (Summer 1951). p. 26.

Ostoia, Vera K. "The Lusignan Mirror." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 18, no. 1 (Summer 1959). pp. 18–27, ill.

Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 67, pp. 146-147, 258.

Verdier, Philippe, Peter Brieger, and Marie Farquhar Montpetit, ed. Art and the Courts: France and England from 1259-1328. Vol. 1. Ottowa: National Gallery of Canada, 1972. p. 139.

Husband, Timothy B., and Jane Hayward, ed. The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: Dutton Publishing, 1975. no. 105, p. 94.

Swarzenski, Hanns, and Nancy Netzer. Enamels & Glass: Catalogue of Medieval Objects. Catalogue of Medieval Objects in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1986. pp. 102-3.



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