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Painted Limoges enamel plaque; copper, rectangular; set in a modern gilt metal frame; The adoration of the shepherds; in the foreground, the Virgin Mary and Child in a stall with ox and ass behind; two angels; Joseph kneeling in adoration; to left, four shepherds kneeling with a lamb as an offering; in background, angel appearing to announce the news to three shepherds with their sheep; signed; inscribed; painted in semi-opaque enamels on a white ground and with transparent enamels over foils; drawing in black applied in reverse; obtained by enlevage in the flesh tones; gilding; counter enamel, translucent; legend: black opaque enamelling with gilding; counter enamel opaque; inscription on separate plaque.
- Production date
- 1600 (circa)
Length: 8.85 centimetres (larger plaque)
Length: 1.45 centimetres (smaller plaque)
Width: 7 centimetres (larger plaque)
Width: 7.10 centimetres (smaller plaque)
- Curator's comments
- A tazza signed in full Susanne Court in Hermitage, Rappe 2005 cat. 109.
- Not on display
- Very good
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number