Artist French
  • Candlestick
Date between 1225 and 1250
Medium Champlevé enamel on copper
Dimensions Overall: 10 5/16 × 5 1/2 inches (26.2 × 14 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund, Ralph H. Booth Bequest Fund, Joseph H. Parsons Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hamilton Fund for Medieval Art, Abraham Borman Family Fund, funds from the David L. Klein, Jr. Memorial Foundation, the Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation, Randolph J. Agley, Lillian Shaye-Hirsch and Bernard Hirsch
Accession Number 1998.2
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval C263, Level 2 (see map)
G. Chalandon (Lyon, France);
by 1964-1971, Kofler-Truniger collection (Lucerne, Switzerland);
Edmund de Unger, Keir collection;
(Sotheby's, New York, New York, USA);
1998-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Keir Collection of Medieval Works of Art. Sales cat., Sotheby's. New York, November 20, 2007, lot 32.

Stokstad, M. Mediecal Enamels and Sculptures from the Keir Collection. Exh. cat., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Kansas City, 1983, p. 56.

Gauthier, M.-M. "La collection E. et M. Kofler-Truniger à Lucerne (Suisse): les émaux champlevés méridionaux." Société archéologique et historique du Limousin 93 (1966): pp. 17-34.

Schnitzler H., et al. Sammlung E. und M. Kofler-Truniger Luzern, II, Email, Goldschmiede und Metallarbeiten. Lucerne and Stuttgart, 1965, p. 38, no. E111.

Sammlung E. und M. Kofler-Truniger. Exh. cat., Kunsthaus. Lucerne and Zurich, 1964, no. 905, p. 98.