Probably a pendant (hanging ornament) because of the loop at the top, this plaque may have been hung from a horse's breast plate. It also could be a crusader's badge.
Chasse with Christ in Majesty and Apostles | French | The Met
Chasse with Christ in Majesty and Apostles. ca. 1190–1200. Limoges. Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, green, yellow, red, translucent red, and white. Met website.x
Limoges champlevé enamel gilt copper tabernacle 01
An important Limoges champlevé enamel gilt copper tabernacle, late 12th / early 13th century. The rectangular form with pyramidal top and palmette finial, the body with turquoise and dark blue enamel ground interspersed with rosettes, circles and cross-forms and with horizontal bands. The front panel with a figure of Christ in relief flanked by the Virgin and St. John with relief heads. The side panel with door depicting full length images of St. Peter and Paul within an arched niche, their…
Rectangular plaque with six pinholes. Hammered, champlevé, cloisonné, enameled, and gilded. Enamel colors are lapis blue, turquoise, red, and white in single and mixed fields. An imbrication pattern consists of two rows of semicircles filled with trilobed cloisonné leaves and triangular centers. The bottom row alternates between red grounds with white leaves and turquoise triangles and white grounds with red leaves, and red triangles. Blue grounds, white leaves, and a mixed center field of…
Workshop of Master of the Virgin Mary's Reliquary Casket | Plaque from a Reliquary | German | The Met
Plaque from a Reliquary Date: early 13th century Geography: Made in Cologne, Germany Culture: German Medium: Champlevé and cloisonné enamel, copper-gilt
Plaque from a Reliquary Shrine
These decorative enamel plaques (1953.274, 1953.638, 1957.502, and 1961.27) have been linked to some of Cologne's most important reliquary shrines, namely the shrine of the Three Kings at Cologne
Workshop of the Master of the Virgin Mary's Reliquary Casket | Enamel from a Reliquary | German | The Met
Enamel from a Reliquary Workshop of the Master of the Virgin Mary's Reliquary Casket, Aachen Date: early 13th century Geography: Made in, Cologne, Germany Culture: German Medium: Champlevé & cloisonné enamel, copper-gilt Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/8 x 5/16 in. (8 x 0.8 cm) Accession Number: 2008.347 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Becket Casket (Casket) | V&A Search the Collections
The Becket Casket: Reliquary Casket with scenes from the life of St Thomas Becket, copper alloy, champlevé enamel, Limoges, France, ca. 1180-90. Museum Number M.66-1997.
Portable Altar | North German | The Met
Portable Altar,early 12th century North German This portable altar is one of ten brightly colored enamel examples that are thought to have been made in the same workshop in northern Germany. While the christological scenes depicted on the ten related works are similar, the decorative scheme on the lid of this portable altar is unique. It combines geometric figures with stylized floral and animal ornaments that recall early medieval motifs.