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  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted porcelain, jet, gilded copper alloy

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 18, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Painted porcelain plaque depicting the church of St Apollinaris (built 1839-43), Remagen, on the Rhine between Bonn and Koblenz. Set in jet frame.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


ca. 1860 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted porcelain, jet, gilded copper alloy


Height: 4.8 cm, Width: 5.7 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Historical context note

The church is a neo-gothic masterpiece, consecrated in 1857 and standing high above the Rhine.

Descriptive line

Brooch depicting the church of St Apollinaris, Remagen. Germany, about 1860. Jet and painted porcelain, with gilded copper alloy.


Porcelain; Jet; Copper

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Churches


Jewellery; Ceramics; Religion; Christianity


Metalwork Collection

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