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Saint Peter


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Description On this round-headed plaque, the enthroned Apostle Peter holds a book in his drapery-covered left hand and clutches the keys to the kingdom of heaven and earth in his right hand. These keys are an identifying attribute, or symbol, of Saint Peter in Christian art. This plaque has five holes allowing it to be attached to a reliquary shrine or altar front.
Exhibitions
  • University of Pittsburgh Fine Arts. University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. 0.
Provenance Collection Sulzbach, Paris (?); Henri Daguerre, Paris, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
1160-1180 (Medieval)
Medium
champlevé enamel on gilded copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.101
Measurements
5 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. (13.3 x 7 x 0.6 cm)
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