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Capital from a Reliquary Shrine

Date:
ca. 1175–1200
Geography:
Made in Cologne, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
copper alloy, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (3 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.441
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 25, fig. XI.

Bagnoli, Martina, Holger A. Klein, C. Griffith Mann, and James Robinson, ed. Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe. Cleveland, Baltimore, and London: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2010. p. 156, fig. 60.



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