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Relief of Christ Enthroned

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Seated figure in low relief; two pinholes. Single copper sheet, cut out, repoussé, champlevé, chased, engraved, enameled, and gilded. Enamel colors are white, yellow, and lapis blue in single fields. The crown with a central protruding cross and blue enamel band is attached; the eyes are inlaid...

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Provenance

1949, French and Company, New York; 1949, sold by French and Co. to the MFA for $100. (Accession Date: November 10, 1949)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

French (Limoges), Medieval, second quarter of 13th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

8.3 x 4.2 x 1.3 cm (3 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1203

Medium or Technique

Champlevé enamel and gilding on copper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels