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Plaque: The Entry into Jerusalem

Saviour in purple robe on ass with foal followed by aspostles and holy men, greeted by four citizens: costumes of lapis, mauve, green and gold. Walled gate of city at right, tree before it from which youth strews flowers; branches with small white flowers on ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA for $8000. (Accession Date: April 5, 1934)

Credit Line

Martha Silsbee Fund

French, 1550–1600

Object Place

Limoges

Accession Number

34.127

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels