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Enamelled plaque: the Crucifixion

silver-gilt, basse-taille enamel

c. 1460 - 1470

8 cm height; 6.6 cm length


Place of Creation: France
Place of Creation: Burgundy
Place of Creation: Upper Rhine


Silver-gilt plaque, probably a pax, of ogee-topped form, enamelled in translucent colours: the Crucifixion between the Virgin and St John, sun and moon above.


Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.