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Translucent enamel (basse-taille) on silver
Overall: 8.3 x 8.3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1922.312
These plaques were probably originally placed at the end of the arms of a processional cross. They are decorated in an enameling technique called basse-taille in which colorful translucent enamel pastes are fused over an engraved and chased silver plaque.
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