Mid-16th Limoges Polychrome painted enamel plaque


Rectangular plaque “The Entombment”, work of Limoges, mid-16th century.
In copper painted in polychrome enamels. Melting salmon back-enamel.

The Entombment is the last episode of the Passion of Christ, which has become a subject of Christian iconography. This subject is particularly popular during the 15th and 16th centuries.
Jesus is placed, wrapped in his shroud, in the sepulcher. He is in the foreground surrounded by the Virgin and the three Marys, while Joseph of Arimathea supports his head.

Small lack at the top and some small old restorations.


cm 18 x 14

1 in stock


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