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Dragons


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Description Two winged dragons with curling tails decorate this border ornament from a reliquary shrine. The symmetrical design and shades of blue, green, and yellow are typical of Mosan enamel of this period, as is the beaded edge of the border.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/05/1977Examinationexamined for loan
Exhibitions
  • University of Pittsburgh Fine Arts. University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. 0.
Provenance Paul Beumer, DĂĽsseldorf, by purchase; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, April 23, 1949, no. 701; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
mid 12th century (Medieval)
Medium
champlevé enamel on gilded copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.606
Measurements
1 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 1/8 in. (2.9 x 8.6 x 0.3 cm)
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