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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    mid 11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold with cloisonné enamel

  • Museum number:

    M.325-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold plaque decorated with a dancing girl in cloisonné enamel.

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

mid 11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold with cloisonné enamel

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm, Width: 5 cm, Depth: 0.2 cm

Object history note

This plaque, now believed to be a fake, is similar to one of the panels of a crown, with the figure of Constantine Monomachos, Emperor of the East (1042-1054), in the National Museum,Budapest.

Descriptive line

Gold plaque decorated with a dancing girl in cloisonné enamel, Byzantine, mid 11th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Campbell, Marian. An Introduction to Medieval Enamels. London: HMSO, 1983. ISBN 0112903851

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Cloisonne

Subjects depicted

Girl; Dancing

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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