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The Crucifixion with the Virgin and St John, and of the Virgin and St John within a frame: M.32-1904

Object information

Titles

The Crucifixion with the Virgin and St John, and of the Virgin and St John within a frame

Maker(s)

Unknown (Workshop)

Description

Copper, champlevé, enamelled, and gilt, with applied figures, and cabochon pastes in raised settings, supported on a rectangular oak panel with sunk centre.

Notes

History note: The Rev. Walter Sneyd; sold Christie's, 7 July 1902, Catalogue of a portion of the Keele Hall Heirlooms from Keele Hall, Staffordshire . . ., p. 14, lot 88; sold for £260 to Frank McClean.

Legal notes

Frank McClean Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.5 cm
Height: 31.3 cm
Width: 18.4 cm

Relative size of this object

18.4 cm31.3 cm2.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Limoges ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

13th Century
Medieval
Circa 1200 CE - 1300 CE

Note

Possibly from a book cover

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel gold Cabochons composed of paste (glass)

Materials used in production

Copper

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.32-1904
Primary reference Number: 139837
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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