Saint James: at left, S[AN]C[TU]S IACOBUS (Saint James); at lower right, D[OMI]N[U]M. N[OST]R[U]M. QUI CONCEPTUS EST (Our Lord, who was conceived); Saint John: at right, S[AN]C[TU]S IOHANNES (Saint John); at left, DE.SP[IRITU]. S[AN]C[T]O. NATUS.EX.MARIA.VIRGINE (of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary)
5.1 × 7.3 cm (2 × 2 7/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Oswald Goetz, “Medieval Enamels and Metalwork in the Buckingham Collection,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, 38, 7 (1944) pp. 106-112, here 108-109, fig. 3..
Meyric. R. Rogers and Oswald Goetz, Handbook to the Lucy Maud Buckingham Medieval Collection, (Chicago, 1945),no. 23, pl. 29.
Hanns Swarzenski, “The Italians and Mosan Shows in the Light of the Great Art Exhibitions,” Burlington Magazine, 95, 602 (May 1953), pp. 151-157, here 157.
Nigel Morgan, “The Iconography of twelfth-century Mosan enamels,” in Rhein und Maas, Kunst und Kultur 800-1400, vol. 2 (Cologne, 1973), pp. 263-275, here 268, fig. 8..
Philippe Verdier, “Emaux Mosans et Rheno-Mosans dans les collections des Etats-Unis,” Revue Belge d’Archéologie et d’Histoire de l’Art 45 (1975), pp. 3-84.
Hanns Swarzenski and Nancy Netzer, Enamels and Glass: Catalogue of Medieval Objects in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, 1986), p. 46, fig. 16.
Christina Nielsen, ed., Devotion and Splendor: Medieval Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 30, 2 (2004), pp. 31-32, no. 13.
Frankfurt am Main, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Ausstellung alter Goldschmiedearbeiten aus Frankfurter Privatbesitz und Kirchenschätzen, June-September 1914, cat. 102.
Boston, Musuem of Fine Arts, Arts of the Middle Ags, 1000-1400, February 17 - March 24, 1940, cat. 246.
Liège, Exposition Intenationale, Art Mosan et Arts Anciens du Pays du Liège, 1951, cat. 112.
Paris, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Trésors d’Art de la Vallée de la Meuse, Art Mosan et Arts Anciens du Pays du Liège, December 1951-February 1952, cat. 78.
New York, The Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Enamel: An Historic Survey to the Present Day, March 16, 1954 - June 21, 1954.
South Bend, IN, University of Notre Dame, Romanesque Art, November - December 1960.
Richard von Passavant, Frankfurt [see Ausstellung alter Goldschmiedearbeiten, June-September 1914, no. 102]. Harry Fuld (b. 1879 - d. 1932), Frankfurt; by descent to his widow, Lucie Mayer-Fuld (d. 1966), Frankfurt, Berlin, and New York, 1932-1942 [according to incoming shipping receipt in curatorial file]; on loan to museum starting October 17, 1942 [according to incoming receipt in Registrar’s file]; sold, through Raphael Stora, to the Art Institute, 1942 [according to incoming shipping receipt, mentioned above].
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