Gilded copper with enamel decoration (champleve)
late 19th century
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Unknown. Plaque, late 19th century. Gilded copper with enamel decoration (champleve), 2 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. (6 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X714. Creative Commons-BY
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Rectangular form with tri-part division. Angle in arches, supported by columns flank the seated Christ holding a book, with one hand upraised. In the four corners around him are three birds and an angel. Enamel in shades of blues and greens. Six small holes pierced in it for mounting.
Condition: Fair; enamel chipped in four places (upper right, upper left, center right, lower right).
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