Plaque with Saint Peter, Copper (plaque): engraved, stippled, and gilt; (figure): repoussé, engraved, chased, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium and light blue, turquoise, green, yellow, red, and white; blue-black glass inset eyes., French

Plaque with Saint Peter

Date:
ca. 1185–1200
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper (plaque): engraved, stippled, and gilt; (figure): repoussé, engraved, chased, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium and light blue, turquoise, green, yellow, red, and white; blue-black glass inset eyes.
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/16 in. (24.8 x 9.5 x 2.7 cm)
Overall (Applique): 8 9/16 x 2 1/8 x 7/8 in. (21.8 x 5.4 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.812
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Georges Hoentschel (French)(by 1911); Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York (January 1912); J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350," January 22, 1996–June 16, 1996.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 47, pp. 180-181.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 47, pp. 180–81.

Boehm, Barbara Drake. "'Magníficamente Trabajado y Excelente': el Gusto por la Obra de Limoges en la Europa Medieval." In De Limoges a Silos, edited by Joaquín Yarza Luaces. Madrid: Sociedad Estatal para la Acción Cultural Exterior, 2001. p. 31, fig. 12.

Luaces, Joaquín Yarza, ed. De Limoges a Silos. Madrid: Sociedad Estatal para la Acción Cultural Exterior, 2001. no. 66, pp. 228-229.