Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head of a Crozier

Date:
1210–15
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper gilt, champlevé enamel. Volute formerly decorated with scale pattern of blue, white and red. Socket: foliated scrolls against blue enamel background (probably comes from another crosier).
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 3/16 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (31 x 14.6 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.443
Not on view
George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1925)
Schrader, J. L. "George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and the Abbaye." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 37, no. 1 (Summer 1979). p. 41, fig. 52.

Benton, Janetta Rebold, ed. Medieval Monsters: Dragons and Fantastic Creatures. Katonah: Katonah Museum of Art, 1995. pp. 14–15, 33, fig. 33.



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