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Tabernacle of Cherves

Date: ca. 1220–1230
Geography: Made in Limoges, France
Culture: French
Medium: Copper (plaques): engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; (appliqués): repoussé, chased, engraved, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue, turquoise, medium green, yellow, red, and white
Dimensions: Overall (Closed): 30 11/16 x 18 1/8 x 9 13/16 in. (78 x 46 x 25 cm) Overall (Open): 30 11/16 x 35 13/16 x 9 13/16 in. (78 x 91 x 25 cm)
Classification: Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.735

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