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Plaque from a belt buckle, between 1200 and 1225

  • French

Bronze, formerly gilded and enameled

  • Overall: 1 × 1 3/8 inches (2.5 × 3.5 cm)

Gift of Professor Luigi Grassi


Professor Luigi Grassi (Florence, Italy)

1926-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Barnet, Peter. "Medieval Limoges Enamels in the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 63, nos. 3/4 (1988): pp. 16-25, (fig. 12).

French, Plaque from a belt buckle, between 1200 and 1225, bronze, formerly gilded and enameled. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Professor Luigi Grassi, 26.239.