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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.
  • 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.
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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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