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Item Details
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Culture
Italy, Tuscany, 14th century
Title
Ornamental Plaque
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Work Type
Enamel
Date
c. 1380-1400
Material
champlevé enamel, glass paste stones, and gilding on copper
Measurements
Overall: 11.2 x 7.7 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Description
These plaques appear to have been part of a larger ensemble forming a band of decoration affixed to a church altar. Each plaque is decorated in multiple techniques-embossing, engraving, enameling, and gilding-to create a sumptuous visual effect.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: MED - Gothic
Department: Medieval Art
Gallery: 110A Italian Gothic
Gift of J. H. Wade
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1923.916.1_full.tif
SSID
24581213

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