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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:
9 3/8 x 7 1/16 in. (23.8 x 18 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
47.101.38
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 14
Thomas Barrett, Lee Priory, Kent (sold August 1834) ; Horatio Rodd, London (1834) ; George Weare Braikenridge, Bristol (1834-d. 1856) ; W. Jerdone Braikenridge(sold Bristol, Feb. 27, 1908, lot 51) ; Mr. and Mrs. Otto H. Kahn, New York (sold 1936) ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1936–sold 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.

Boehm, Barbara Drake. "Le goût des Américains pour l'Œuvre de Limoges aux XIXe et XXe siècles." In L’Œuvre de Limoges et sa diffusion: Trésors, objets, collections, edited by Danielle Gaborit-Chopin, and Frédéric Tixier. Paris: Institut national d'histoire de l'art, 2011. pp. 133–34.



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