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Book-cover in gilt bronze and champleve enamel with symbols of 
the Evangelists surrounding Christ in Majesty
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Book-cover in gilt bronze and champleve enamel with symbols of the Evangelists surrounding Christ in Majesty

1190-00

Limoges Workshop 12th century (1100 - 1199)

Gilt bronze enamel

Height: 23.5 cm; Width: 11.5 cm;

Acquisition
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
O.1966.GP.68

About this work
This plaque, originally the centrepiece of a large liturgical book cover, exploits the arts of metalworking to the full, contrasting delicately chiselled gilt bronze elements with the brilliant blue of the enamel background. (Permanent collection label)



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