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Round Container with Couple Feasting

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Lenticular container. Hammered, champlevé, engraved, chased, enameled, and gilded. A convex enameled plaque with two uncentered loops for suspension is soldered to a flat plaque with a rectangular notch at the top for a lid. The ground is lapis blue with engraved figures in reserve. Seated...

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Provenance

By 1955, with anonymous donor; 1955, gift of anonymous donor. (Accession date: September 15, 1955)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French (Limoges), Medieval, second half of the 13th century

Object Place

Limoges, France

Dimensions

4.1 x 1.5 cm (1 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.498

Medium or Technique

Champlevé enamel on copper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels