established 1942

Medieval lead openwork applique centering a spread eagle MEDIEVAL LEAD OPENWORK APPLIQUE CENTERING A SPREAD EAGLE

Four birds alternating with grain motif surrounding. At the back six hooks for attachment. Rare type.

12th Century AD

L. 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.)

Ex J. H. collection, acquired in the 1990s.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 201.

See: Motiv und Zeitstellung: Das Reich der Salier 1024-1125, Exhibition catalogue, Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseum, Mainz, 1992, p. 127 no.1, B 32; 3 A 1.



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