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Hasp, coffer

Description

Hasp of a coffer of gilded copper and champleve enamel, from Wauchope, near Langholm, 13th century

Museum reference

H.KJ 88

Object name

Hasp, coffer

Production information

Limoges, France, EUROPE

Date

13th century

Materials

Copper, Gilt, Enamel

Physical description

Complete, but gilding worn, some losses to the enamel, particularly towards the tail of the largest serpent

Associations

Wauchope, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Angels, Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland (12 Aug 1982 - 26 Sep 1982)
    Royal Museum of Scotland

References

Glenn, Virginia, Romanesque & Gothic: Decorative Metalwork and Ivory Carvings in the Museum of Scotland, NMSE Publishing, Edinburgh, 2003

Caldwell, D.H. (ed). Angels Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1982

On display

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