ID
 
576
 
Original Country
 
France
 
Region
 
Limousin
 
Sorting Title
 
Reliquary Head of Virgin Martyr of Cologne
 
Subject
 

Description: Reliquary bust of of female saint, inscribed as Virgin Martyr of Cologne. On the base are four medallions, each enclosing a half figure of nimbed angel.
Insciption on front of base: HIC EST CAPVT VNI(US) D(E) VNDECIM MIL(L)IBVS VIRGINVM ET MARTIRV(M).

 
Creation Date
 
1280-1299
 
Century
 
13th
 
Style Genre
 
Gothic
 
Work Type
 
journal
 
Measurements
 
h.31cm
 
Format Medium
 

gilt copper, repoussé

 
Original Location
 

France, Limousin, Limoges

 
Provenance
 

Grandmont: Treasury Abbey
Amiens: Bouvier Collection
Paris: Demottes Dealer
Paris: Albert Maignan Collection

 
Current Repository
 

Amiens: Musée de Picardie

 
Repository Number
 
M.P.3057.189
 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
50A51 MPi R3,1 021364
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
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