Plaque, probably from a Reliquary Shrine

Plaque, probably from a Reliquary Shrine

c. 1180-1190

Gilded copper, champlevé and cloisonné enamel

Overall: 4.3 x 8.9 cm (1 11/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1953.275

Description

This enamel plaque has been linked to the original decoration of the Shrine of the Three Kings in Cologne Cathedral, attributed to Nicholas of Verdun, one of the most important goldsmiths of the late 12th century.

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