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Obtuse-angled plaque with molded and beaded edge (a triangular cut in the lower edge); seven pinholes in the angles and through the outer left quatrefoil. Hammered, tooled, champlevé, cloisonné, enameled, and gilded. Enamel colors are lapis blue, light blue, green, yellow, red, and white in...

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By 1952, Alastair Martin, Glen Head, NY; 1952, gift of Alastair Martin. (Accession date: September 11, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Alastair B. Martin

German (Cologne), Medieval, late 12th–early 13th century

Object Place

Cologne, Germany


3.6 x 10.3 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 4 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Champlevé and cloisonné enamel and gilding on copper