Enamelled plaque: the Crucifixion

On display

Silver-gilt plaque, probably a pax, of ogee-topped form, enamelled in translucent colours: the Crucifixion between the Virgin and St John, sun and moon above.


  • Title

    Enamelled plaque: the Crucifixion

  • Associated place

    France (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Burgundy (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Upper Rhine (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1460 - 1470
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt, basse-taille enamel

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8 cm (height)
    6.6 cm (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)

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