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A RECTANGULAR GILT-COPPER AND POLYCHROME CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL BOOK COVER, LIMOGES, CIRCA 1190-1200,

A RECTANGULAR GILT-COPPER AND POLYCHROME CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL BOOK COVER, LIMOGES, CIRCA 1190-1200,

Book-cover with the Crucifixion
Late 12th century
France, Limoges
Wood, gilded copper, champleve enamel

Book-cover with the Crucifixion Late century France, Limoges Wood, gilded copper, champleve enamel Frm bd: Beautiful books.

LIMOGES GOSPEL Book Cover. (Limoges, France, ca.13th century). Christ & Gospel figures. White rock crystals. Beautifully colored champlevé enamel. Copper gilt plate w/h scrollwork in silver gilt added in the 19th century.  Photo enhanced to show detail. Love the peacock blues! Gorgeous books like this make me wish I were a royal librarian!

Copper gilt plate w/h scrollwork in silver gilt added in the century. Photo enhanced to show detail.

Fantastic book cover sent to me by a friend. Thanks Gus… you know what I like!

bookpatrol: Book Cover - or early century (in century style) Gift of J. Morgan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Limoges smalto champlevé dorato tabernacolo di rame, fine del 12 ° / inizio 13 ° secolo

Limoges smalto champlevé dorato tabernacolo di rame, fine del 12 ° / inizio 13 ° secolo

Book Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty, ca. 1185–1210  French; Made in Limoges  Gilded copper and champlevé enamel

The most lavish medieval books were bound in covers set with enamels, jewels, and ivory carvings. Book Cover Plaque: Christ in Majesty, ca. Made in Limoges Gilded copper and champlevé enamel Source: Book Cover Plaque: Christ in Majesty [French]

Chasse with The Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty. ca. 1190. Limoges. Champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, green, yellow, opaque and translucent red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior; copper: engraved, stippled and gilt. Met website.

Reliquary Chasse with The Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty - Limoges, France - c.

Limoges Gospel Book Cover.  Binding: Limoges, France, 13th c., upper cover of a Gospel book, originally on wooden boards.

Tlimoges Gospel Book Cover Binding: Limoges, France, c., upper cover of a Gospel book, originally on wooden boards

Cover of the Book of the Gospels made of silver; the draperies and the attributes of the applied figures are silver-gilt. Certain other details, like the wings of the angels, the frame mouldings of five roundels, together with the circle of fleur-de-lis cresting (in the centre), are also silver-gilt.[…]

Not the right place to pin this, but do not want to forget Anonymous: Angels, Saints and the Four Evangelists Book-cover ca. 1506 (The Book of the Gospels) Silver-gilt x cm The British Museum London, UK Inv.

Colonial Shrine from Colonial Arts

A very fine, rare late century Portuguese colonial shrine from Brazil. Carved and polychrome painted wood with a 'Cristo' and various saints, each meticulo

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