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European Art
Artist: Unknown

Corpus from a Crucifix

1200–1220

Gilded bronze and champlevé enamel

19 × 14.6 × 1.9 cm (7 1/2 × 5 3/4 × 3/4 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
1956.17.6
Culture: 
French, Limoges
Period: 
12th–13th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased by the agent of Elie Borowski (Toronto, Canada) in central Etruria, Siena, from the owner of a demolished home near the Duomo (date unknown–1956); Yale University Art Gallery (June 12, 1956– )

Bibliography: 

Konrad Hoffmann, The Year 1200: A Centennial Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 12 through May 10, 1970, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970), 141, no. 145, ill.

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