Collection

French, Limoges

Eucharistic Dove, 1215-1235
Champlevé enamel, parcel gilt and engraved copper, circular base and hinged lid later
Purchase, gift of Mrs. Frederick Ferris Thompson, by exchange, in memory of Andrew J. Tallon, (Associate Professor of Art, Vassar College, 2007-2018)
2017.4
Period: 13th c
Classification: Decorative Art
Dimensions: Overall: 7 7/8 × 7 1/2 × 9 13/16 in. (20 × 19 × 25 cm)
Provenance v
Frédéric Spitzer (1815-1890), Paris; His sale, Paris, E. Ménard et Cie, 17 April 1893, lot 274; European Private Collection
Published References v
La collection Spitzer: antiquité, Moyen-Âge, Renaissance, vol. I, Maison Quantin, Paris, 1890, p. 118, no. 66; Cataloue des objets d'art et de haute curiosite, antiques, du moyen-age & de la renaissance: composant l'importante et précieuse dollection Spitzer, vol. I, E. Ménard et Cie, Parist 1893, p. 49, no. 274, vol. III, no 274, pl. VI (illus.)
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