Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Medallion of St. Nicholas

Date:
11th century
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Cloisonné enamel, gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/16 x 3/4 x 1/16 in. (3.4 x 1.9 x 0.1 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Cloisonné
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.663
Not on view
Alex W. von Zvenigorodskii, Russia; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Dalton, O. M. "Byzantine Enamels in Mr. Pierpont Morgan's Collection." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 21, no. 109 (April 1912). pl. I.

Related Objects

Medallion with Christ from an Icon Frame

Artist: Date: ca. 1100
Accession Number: 17.190.678
Date: ca. 1100 Medium: Gold, silver, and enamel worked in cloisonné Accession: 17.190.678 On view in:Gallery 303

Chain with Birds and Geometric Motifs

Artist: Date: 1000–1200
Accession Number: 17.190.681
Date: 1000–1200 Medium: Cloisonné enamel, gold Accession: 17.190.681 On view in:Gallery 300

Tip of a Pointer

Artist: Date: 1080–1150
Accession Number: 1997.235
Date: 1080–1150 Medium: Cloisonné enamel, gold Accession: 1997.235 On view in:Gallery 303

Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels

Artist: Lippo Memmi (Filippo di Memmo) (Italian, Sienese, active by 1317–died 1356) Date: ca. 1350 Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground Accession: 43.98.6 On view in:Gallery 625

Plaque from a Reliquary Shrine

Artist: Date: ca. 1175–1200
Accession Number: 17.190.436
Date: ca. 1175–1200 Medium: Champleve and cloisonné enamel, copper alloy, gilt Accession: 17.190.436 On view in:Gallery 304