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Early medieval chrismatory

Origin / Date Carolingian Francia or Aquitaine, c. 780-850 or 1050
Material silver gilt over yew wood
Dimensions 162 x 89 x 116mm
Availability For sale

Description

An unpublished early medieval Chrismatory, likely western Francia (Corbie or Saint-Martin of Tours?) c. 780-850; or possibly Anjou or Aquitaine c. 1050

Commentary

See Medieval Art in Focus VII for full details.

Provenance

Private collection Siena to 1990.
Private collection Florence and Paris to 2019.

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