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Saint Clare, enamel circa 1540
Saint Clare, enamel circa 1540 - Decorative Objects Style
Ref : 69645
6 800 €   -   SALE PENDING
Period :
16th century
Provenance :
Limoges, France
Medium :
Enamel painted
Dimensions :
l. 5.91 inch X H. 8.27 inch
Decorative Objects  - Saint Clare, enamel circa 1540
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Saint Clare, enamel circa 1540

A gilt wood frame from the 17th century presents this enamel made around 1540. This scene represents the moment when Saint Claire joins Saint Francis of Assisi and his disciples in Portiuncula. In the background, we can see Claire's family opposed to this project.
Dice architectural elements encase the composition, and gradients of different colors give volume to the hands or arms. We can admire several golden keys.

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Decorative Objects