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Pricket Candlestick (one of a pair)

Date:
ca. 1180
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper: engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; green, yellow, red, and white on bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/2 x 6 11/16 in. (24.2 x 17 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
47.101.37
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 14
Thomas Barrett, Lee Priory, Kent (sold August 11-15, 1834) ; Horatio Rodd(London, 1834) ; George Weare Braikenridge Bristol (1834-d.1856) ; W. Jerdone Braikenridge(sold Bristol, February 27, 1908, lot 51) ; Mr. and Mrs. Otto H. Kahn, New York (sold 1936) ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1936–1947)]
Rupin, Ernest. L'Oeuvre de Limoges. Paris: Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1890. p. 525.

Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition, February 17 to March 24, 1940. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1940. no. 233, p. 69.

Boehm, Barbara Drake. "A Pair of Limoges Candlesticks in The Cloisters Collection." In The Cloisters: Studies in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary, edited by Elizabeth C. Parker. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992. pp. 146-62, fig. 1a-g, pl. 2.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 33, pp. 146-147.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 33, pp. 146-47.

Luaces, Joaquín Yarza, ed. De Limoges a Silos. Madrid: Sociedad Estatal para la Acción Cultural Exterior, 2001. p. 292.



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