Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close_button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Chasse with Christ in Majesty and Apostles

Date:
ca. 1190–1200
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, green, yellow, red, translucent red, and white
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 9/16 x 6 5/16 x 3 11/16 in. (16.7 x 16 x 9.4 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.513
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Inscription: Inscription: A/w (Alpha/omega).
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Paris. Musée du Louvre. "L'Oeuvre de Limoges," October 23, 1995–January 22, 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350," January 22, 1996–June 16, 1996.

New York. The Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College. "Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art.," January 27, 2011–April 30, 2011.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Émaux du XIIe au XVe siècle. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 52, fig. XXVIII-XXIX.

Gauthier, Marie-Madeleine. "Une Châsse limousine du dernier quart du XIIe siècle: Thèmes iconographiques composition et essai de chronologie." In Mélanges offerts à René Crozet... à l'occasion de son soixante-dixième anniversaire par ses amis, ses collèques, ses élèves et les membres du C.É.S.C.M., edited by Pierre Gallais, and Yves-Jean Riou. Vol. 2. Poitiers: Société d'études médiévales, 1966. pp. 944, n. 18, 949.

Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900 to 1500. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1985. no. 40, pp. 144-147.

Taburet-Delahaye, Elisabeth, and Barbara Drake Boehm, ed. L'Oeuvre de Limoges: Emaux limousins du Moyen Age. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995. no. 31, pp.142-143.

Boehm, Barbara Drake, and Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, ed. Enamels of Limoges, 1100-1350. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. no. 31, pp. 142–43.

Hahn, Cynthia, ed. Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art. New York: Hunter College Art Galleries, 2011. no. 27, pp. 11, 73-5.



Related Objects

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

Date: ca. 1180–90 Medium: Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior Accession: 17.190.514 On view in:Gallery 304

Chasse of Champagnat

Date: ca. 1150 Medium: Copper: engraved and gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, medium blue, turquoise, green, red, and white Accession: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711 On view in:Gallery 304

Tabernacle of Cherves

Date: ca. 1220–1230 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 Accession: 17.190.735 On view in:Gallery 304

Reliquary

Date: ca. 1200–1220 Medium: Copper: engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, two medium blues and one light blue, turquoise, light green, yellow, red and white Accession: 14.40.703 On view in:Gallery 304

Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix

Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass Accession: 17.190.352a, b On view in:Gallery 304