Limoges Enamels of France Photos

Limoges, France was famous for its vitreous enamel products (12thC) wherein glass powder was melted onto a metal substrate like copper. The artistic designs thus formed can be quite fine. Enamels which can not be attributed to Limoges are on another page with a link on this page.

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Enameled bookbinding plaque with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Spain or Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled plaques of cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled cross from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled bookbinding plaque with Christ & Evangelist symbols (late 12thC) from Spain or Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled plaques of cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols (1185-95) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols (1225-35) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled cross (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Two copper Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper Eucharist dove from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper medallion of falconer on horseback from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Reliquary arm from Liège? & casket from Limoges at Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Two copper Evangelist symbols (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper Eucharist dove (mid 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper medallion of falconer on horseback (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Reliquary arm (c1150-1200) from Liège? & casket (c1200-20) from Limoges at Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Adoration of Magi from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Ste. Fausta from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Chest decorated with scenes from a theatrical production, enamel paint on copper by Colin Noualhier from Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Enamel casket with scenes of David & Solomon from Limoges, France at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Adoration of Magi (c1200) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Ste. Fausta (mid 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Chest (1545) decorated with scenes from a theatrical production, enamel paint on copper by Colin Noualhier from Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Enamel casket with scenes of David & Solomon (c1550) from Limoges, France at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Annunciation triptych by master of Orleans triptych from Limoges at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Salt cellar enamel paint on copper by Pierre Reymond of Limoges depicting the 12 labors of Hercules at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Hector the Trojan enamel paint on copper by Colin Noualhier of Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Archbishop Turpin, warrior-bishop from Song of Roland, , enamel paint on copper by Colin Noualhier from Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Annunciation triptych (end 15th-early 16thC) by master of Orleans triptych from Limoges at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Salt cellar (1542) enamel paint on copper by Pierre Reymond of Limoges depicting the 12 labors of Hercules at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Hector the Trojan (1541) enamel paint on copper by Colin Noualhier of Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Archbishop Turpin, warrior-bishop from Song of Roland, (1541), enamel paint on copper by Colin Noualhier from Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.
Mercury on a cart being pulled by roosters enamel paint on copper by Jean Court from Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Limoges polychrome enamel paintings of John the Baptist & St. Francis by Pierre Reymond at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Hunting scene enamel on copper salver by Jean Limosin of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Moses parting the waves enamel on copper salver by Jean de Court of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Mercury on a cart being pulled by roosters (c1555-65) enamel paint on copper by Jean Court (aka Vigier) from Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Limoges polychrome enamel paintings (c1550) of John the Baptist & St. Francis by Pierre Reymond at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Hunting scene enamel on copper salver (c1570) by Jean Limosin of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Moses parting the waves enamel on copper salver (1575-83) by Jean de Court of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Cup depicting Judgment of Paris enamel paint on copper by Pierre Corteys of Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Shepherd's Watch Limoges plaque by circle of Pierre Reymond at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Enameled copper cover for cup by workshop of Pierre Raeymond of Limoges at Papal Palace. Avignon, France.Portrait of Charles, Comte de Montpensier, Connetable de Bourbon enamel on copper plaque by Léonard Limosin of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Cup depicting Judgment of Paris (3rd quarter 16thC) enamel paint on copper by Pierre Corteys of Limoges at Angers Fine Arts Museum. Angers, France.Shepherd's Watch Limoges plaque (mid 16thC) by circle of Pierre Reymond at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Enameled copper cover for cup (2nd half 16th C) by workshop of Pierre Raeymond of Limoges at Papal Palace. Avignon, France.Portrait of Charles, Comte de Montpensier, Connetable de Bourbon enamel on copper plaque (c1570) by Léonard Limosin of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Last Supper enamel on copper plaque by Couhlin Noyer of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Limoges polychrome enamel painting of Apollo & Daphne by François II Limosin at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of Limoges plaques & cups painted with religious & classical themes at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.
Last Supper enamel on copper plaque (16th C) by Couhlin Noyer of Limoges, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Limoges polychrome enamel painting (1633) of Apollo & Daphne by François II Limosin at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of Limoges plaques & cups (17-18thC) painted with religious & classical themes at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.

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