Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Morse Fragments

ca. 1250
Made in Limoges, France
Copper, gilt
Overall: 3 7/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/4 in. (8.8 x 5 x 0.7 cm)
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of Philippe Carlier, Brimo de Laroussilhe, in honor of William D. Wixom,1999
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
[ Brimo de Laroussilhe, Paris (until 1999)]
Related Objects

Chasse of Champagnat

Date: ca. 1150 Medium: Copper: engraved and gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, medium blue, turquoise, green, red, and white Accession: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711 On view in:Gallery 304

Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix

Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass Accession: 17.190.352a, b On view in:Gallery 304

Tabernacle of Cherves

Date: ca. 1220–1230 Medium: Copper (plaques): engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; (appliqués): repoussé, chased, engraved, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue, turquoise, medium green, yellow, red, and white, modern wood mount Accession: 17.190.735 On view in:Gallery 304

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

Date: ca. 1180–90 Medium: Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior Accession: 17.190.514 On view in:Gallery 304

Morse Fragment

Date: ca. 1250 Medium: Copper-gilt, glass Accession: 1986.319.72 On view in:Gallery 304