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Châsse reliquaire de saint Calmin - Émail champlevé, Limoges, XIIe siècle - Mozac (Puy-de-Dôme)

Châsse reliquaire de saint Calmin - Émail champlevé, Limoges, XIIe siècle - Mozac (Puy-de-Dôme)

Peintures des Musées de France: 2c - Mes VISITES - expos et muséesAmbazac - église St Antoine (châsse reliquaire et dalmatique de St Etienne de Muret) –Eglise de St-Sylvestre (chef-reliquaire de St Etienne de Muret) – Le Dorat : abbatiale romane.

Peintures des Musées de France: 2c - Mes VISITES - expos et muséesAmbazac - église St Antoine (châsse reliquaire et dalmatique de St Etienne de Muret) –Eglise de St-Sylvestre (chef-reliquaire de St Etienne de Muret) – Le Dorat : abbatiale romane.

Unknown (12th century)-'the stoning of St Stephen'-Limoges reliquary enamel Gimel-les-Cascades (France)-Église Saint-Priest

Unknown century)-'the stoning of St Stephen'-Limoges reliquary enamel Gimel-les-Cascades (France)-Église Saint-Priest

https://flic.kr/p/xGwsNy | Pisa - Museo dell'Opera del Duomo | This museum holds a large collection of the works of art. Here are the originals, many of which are meanwhile replaced with replicas all around he Piazza dei Miracoli, as many of them crumbled and weathered. The museum is well worth a visit, but was closed (for a year?) in autumn 2014.  This reliquary box ("chasse") came from Limoges, where in the 12th century a real industry produced these enamelled caskets. They were ...

https://flic.kr/p/xGwsNy | Pisa - Museo dell'Opera del Duomo | This museum holds a large collection of the works of art. Here are the originals, many of which are meanwhile replaced with replicas all around he Piazza dei Miracoli, as many of them crumbled and weathered. The museum is well worth a visit, but was closed (for a year?) in autumn 2014. This reliquary box ("chasse") came from Limoges, where in the 12th century a real industry produced these enamelled caskets. They were ...

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, ca. 1180–90  Made in Limoges, France  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

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, ca. Made in Limoges, France Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled gilt.

Châsse reliquaire de l'Adoration des rois Mages - Flanc majeur Musée National du Moyen-âge  Cluny, Paris

Châsse reliquaire de l'Adoration des rois Mages - Flanc majeur Musée National du Moyen-âge Cluny, Paris

Reliquary box 1100-50 Oak, champlevé panels, 14 x 20 x 13 cm Kunstgewerbemuseum…

Reliquary box Oak, champlevé panels, 14 x 20 x 13 cm Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin

Châsse : vie du Christ PÉRIODE 13e siècle SITE DE PRODUCTION Limoges (origine) TECHNIQUE/MATIÈRE émail champlevé DIMENSIONS Hauteur : 0.355 m Largeur : 0.49 m

Châsse : vie du Christ PÉRIODE 13e siècle SITE DE PRODUCTION Limoges (origine) TECHNIQUE/MATIÈRE émail champlevé DIMENSIONS Hauteur : 0.355 m Largeur : 0.49 m

For almost two centuries, this reliquary fooled the experts. Its provenance included Count Renesse-Breidbach and J.P. Morgan. In 1980, technical investigation showed the rock crystal at the center to be authentic but the rest is of Nineteenth Century craftsmanship. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gilded copper, rock crystal, glass, and parchment. The core of this opulent reliquary contains a large late twelfth-century rock crystal with engraved vine scroll patterns.

Reliquary Chasse with the Adoration of the Magi. French (Limoges). ca. 1200–30. Copper gilt, enamel (champlevé)  British Museum. ToH 184x

Reliquary Chasse with the Adoration of the Magi - Treasures of Heaven

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