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image of Ciborium Spanish 14th Century (artist)
Ciborium, c. 1330/1350
gilded copper and champlevé enamel
overall (height): 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.) overall (diameter of base): 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.) overall (diameter of bowl): 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.279
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From the Tour: Medieval Metalwork and Enamels
Object 7 of 8

Inscription

in reserve in enameled sections of foot, names of the Three Kings, each divided so that the letters flank the relevant figures: BALTASAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR; on scroll carried by the angel of the Annunciation on lid: AVE MARIA

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