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Plaque

Description

Square bronze plaque with enamelling and with six holes, depicting Christ, from Borve, Benbecula, late 12th or 13th century

Museum reference

H.KE 18

Object name

Plaque

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE
Scandinavia, EUROPE

Date

Late 12th - 13th century

Materials

Bronze, Gilt, Enamel

Physical description

Bronze with enamelling; Gilding very worn, surface corroded, extensive losses to the enamel

Associations

Borve, Benbecula, Inverness-shire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked (21 May 2010 - 12 Sep 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland
    Aberdeen Art Gallery
    Shetland Museum and Archives
    Museum nan Eilean

  • 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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