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Figure of the crucified Christ
  • France
  • Figure of the crucified Christ, 1200–1250
  • Where object was made: Limoges, France
  • enamel, copper
  • Object Height/Width: 22 x 17.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 7 in
  • Gift of the Mark and Bette Morris Family Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0006
Description

Champlevé enamel on copper relief of a male figure (identified as Jesus Christ) with arms outstretched (in crucifixion). He wears a blue loin cloth and a three-pronged crown. There are holes in his palms and the tops of this feet. He tips his head and knees to the left. There is residue of gilding on the body.