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Plaque depicting The Assumption

German
about 1525–50


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

3.81 x 2.86 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.72

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels

Assumption of the Virgin. Gold, nielle and translucent blue enamel; oval plaque; Virgin standing on Crescent and surrounded by an aureole with the radiating rays of the sun; enclosed in a band of scroll-work design. Pair with 1970.71.

Credit Line

Purchased with the Bequest of the Estate of Clara S. Wellman Hall