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Plaque depicting The Assumption

Assumption of the Virgin. Gold, nielle and translucent blue enamel; oval plaque; Virgin standing on Crescent and surrounded by an aureole with the radiating rays of the sun; enclosed in a band of scroll-work design. Pair with 1970.71.

Credit Line

Purchased with the Bequest of the Estate of Clara S. Wellman Hall

German, about 1525–50

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

1970.72

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels