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ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Gilded copper with enamel decoration (champleve)
  • Place Made: Europe
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. (6 x 14.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, X714_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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