Plaque with Saints James and John the Evangelist

A work made of gilt copper, champlevé enamel.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gilt copper, champlevé enamel.

Date:

1160/80

Artist:

Mosan (Meuse River Valley)

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 236

Title

Plaque with Saints James and John the Evangelist

Origin

Meuse

Date

1160–1180

Medium

Gilt copper, champlevé enamel

Inscriptions

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)

Dimensions

5.1 × 7.3 cm (2 × 2 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1943.87

Extended information about this artwork

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