"Christ d'Applique In Champlevé Copper, Enamelled And Gilded, Blue Enamel. Work From Limoges"
Christ wall lamp in champlevé copper, enamelled and gilded, blue enamel. Head encircled by a high crown inclined towards the right shoulder. The hair is mid-length and falls down to the shoulders. The body is slightly flexed. The morphology of the body is synthesized and rendered by incised lines representing the ribs, the belly and the chest. Collector's labels on the reverse. Limoges around 1220/1230 Height: 17.5 cm - Width: 13 cm Provenance: former Jacques Hérissay collection, n ° 1 (accidents and losses, in particular of the suppedaneum. Wear of the gilding) Originally, this type of Christ was to be attached to reliquary plates, binding plates, or, for large formats, to large processional crosses.