Artist French
  • Fragment of a plaque from a reliquary chasse: The Crucifixion
Date between 1175 and 1200
Medium champlevé enamel on copper with traces of gilt
Dimensions Overall: 4 3/8 × 2 3/4 × 7/16 inches (11.1 × 7 × 1.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 49.437
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, on back, incised, 1 1/8 in. high, probably an assembly mark: [cross]
possibly Gilbert collection;
(Henri Leman, Hotel Drouot, Paris, France);
purchased by Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA), former loan in 1931;
1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Gauthier, M.-M. "Une chasse limousine du dernier quart du XIIe siecle; themes iconographiques, composition et essai de chronologie," Melanges Offerts a Rene Crozet. P. Gallais and Y.-J. Riou, eds, Poitiers, 1966, vol. 2, p. 950.

Barnet, Peter. "Medieval Limoges Enamels in the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 63, nos. 3/4 (1988): pp. 16-25, (figs. 3 and 4 (reverse)).