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Oval Plaque with Saint Edmund and Angels

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An oval plaque with a circular area cut out in the center. Hammered, engraved, enameled, and gilded. Enamel colors are opaque red and translucent lapis blue, green, light blue green, purple (three shades), apple green, and amber. Clear enamel is also used. The upper portion of the plaque is...

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1963, Hermann Baer, London; 1963, sold by Baer to the MFA for £80. (Accession date: September 18, 1963)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (?), late 14th century (?)

Object Place

England (?)


6.2 x 5.1 cm (2 7/16 x 2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Basse-taille enamel and gilding on silver