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roundel

Roundel
1200-1300
Place of origin

copper alloy roundel, with traces of gilding and enamelling.

Object details

Object type
Titleroundel (generic title)
Brief description
openwork, copper alloy with traces of gilding and enamel; France (Limoges), 1200-1300
Physical description
copper alloy roundel, with traces of gilding and enamelling.
Dimensions
  • Across the back of the roundel diameter: 5.2cm
Credit line
Dr W.L. Hildburgh Bequest
Object history
The roundel, with three fixing holes, may originally have been applied to a casket.
Bibliographic references
  • Castronovo, Simonetta, and Christine Descatoire. Les émaux de Limoges à décor profane: autour les collections du Cardinal Guala Bicchieri. Catalogue to accompany the exhibition at the Musée de Cluny, Paris (13 April - 26 September 2016) and the Palazzo Madama-Museo Civico d'Arte Antica di Torino, Turin (10 November 2016 - 6 February 2017). Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 2016. ISBN 978-2-7118-6360-0
  • Campbell, Marian. Exhibition Review: 'Limoges enamels. Paris and Turin'. In: The Burlington Magazine, vol. CLVIII (August 2016), pp. 662-4.
Collection
Accession number
M.333-1956

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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