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Pyx with Arabesques in Quatrofoil Frames - early 13th century (Medieval). Ivory. Palermo, Italy (?) (Place of Origin)

Pyx with Arabesques in Quatrofoil Frames - early century. Taken from the Greek word 'pyxis' meaning 'box-wood receptacle', pyxes were vessels used to house the Eucharist.

Chalice of Silver and gilded copper decoarted with corals  --  from Museo Pepoli Trapani - Sicily, Italy.

Chalice of Silver and gilded copper decoarted with corals -- from Museo Pepoli Trapani - Sicily, Italy.

Book-cover with the Crucifixion
Late 12th century
France, Limoges
Wood, gilded copper, champleve enamel

Book-cover with the Crucifixion Late century France, Limoges Wood, gilded copper, champleve enamel Frm bd: Beautiful books.

Chasse Date: late 12th–early 13th century Geography: Made in Limoges, France Culture: French Medium: Champlevé enamel (now missing), copper, traces of gilding Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 7 15/16 x 3 1/4 in. (15.2 x 20.2 x 8.2 cm)

Chasse Date: late century Geography: Made in Limoges, France Culture: French Medium: Champlevé enamel (now missing), copper, traces of gilding Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 7 x 3 in.

A thirteenth-century French champlevé enamel on copper pyx decorated with the 'sacred monogram': the letters 'IHS', the first letters of 'Jesus' in Greek. (Victoria & Albert Museum)

Pyx

A thirteenth-century French champlevé enamel on copper pyx decorated with the 'sacred monogram': the letters 'IHS', the first letters of 'Jesus' in Greek. (Victoria & Albert Museum) NOT AT THE V, but AT THE MET, in NY.

Relicário francês século XIII, c. 1200–1220. Esmalte champlevé sobre cobre, corpo em madeira. 22,6 x 24,2 x 10,5 cm. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Tx.   Mais

Esmerado: relicário francês c. 1220

Enamel reliquary, Limoges, Also, this website has some AMAZING stuff.

Culture: English or French?      Date: late 8th century; ridge pole late 9th  century      Material: Gilded copper alloy (repoussé) on wood core      Dimensions: 15.6 × 13 × 6 cm      Inscribed: ΚΑ-Ρ; ΒΑ-Ρ; Κ-Σ Θ-Σ; Ι-Σ Χ-Σ; Σ-Ο Τ-Ρ (see object description)  Provenance: Probably Moissac Abbey, France, possibly before 1669 (inventory reference); private ownership from 1801; Private Collection, London, 2008

English or French late century with ridgepole added late century. Gilded copper alloy on wood core. x 13 x 6 cm

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