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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, modern wood mount
Dimensions: Closed: 33 × 19 3/4 × 10 3/4 in., 90 lb. (83.8 × 50.2 × 27.3 cm, 40.8 kg) Open: 33 in. × 37 3/4 in. × 10 3/4 in. (83.8 × 95.9 × 27.3 cm) Other (Proper right wing): 27 3/8 × 9 1/2 in. (69.5 × 24.1 cm) Other (Proper left wing): 27 1/8 × 9 3/8 in. (68.9 × 23.8 cm)
Classification: Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.735

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