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Reliquary box romanesque medieval chasse champlevé enamel

5 000 €

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Reliquary plate in enamelled, chiselled and gilded copper, romanesque from the Middle Ages, medieval jewellery from Limoges between 1180 and 1200. Added heads of the characters and the lion. Nine peripheral perforations to nail the plate on a wooden core. On the left, figuration of Saint Mark the evangelist, seated and writing. Lion on his left. On the right, Abraham sacrifices his son Isaac. He holds a cleaver with his right hand. Angel in the upper right sky. A goat grazes a tree on the left of Abraham. Enamels are underlined by an engraved dotted line. The golden background is smooth. Frame of gilded crosses on a red bottom.

Characteristics

  • Time:12th century
  • Origin:France
  • Material or technique:Enamel
  • Sizes:14.9 x 7 x 0.2 cm (Width x Height x Depth)
  • Reference:1574

Conservation status

Really good condition

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