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Plaque with Busts of Apostles Andrew and Philip

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[inscription] Slightly convex rectangular plaque with six pinholes. Hammered, champlevé, enameled, and gilded. Enamel colors are azure blue (two shades), light blue, green (two shades), yellow, turquoise, red and white in single and mixed fields of up to three colors. Azure-blue and white...

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Provenance

1937, Aldo Jandolo, Rome; August 29, 1937, sold by Jandolo to Joseph Brummer (b. 1883 - d. 1947), New York (stock no. P14048); 1947, transferred to the Brummer Gallery, New York and sold to the MFA for $6500. (Accession Date: November 13, 1947)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

Southern Netherlands (Meuse), Medieval, third quarter of 12th century

Dimensions

5.1 x 7.2 cm (2 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1440

Medium or Technique

Champlevé enamel and gilding on copper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels