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CNG 103, Lot: 1293. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Champlevé enamel plaques depicting the Two Thieves. France, Limoges, circa 13th century AD. The two copper plaques are gilt and inlaid with blue, white and red enamel. Each depicts one of the Two Thieves, with arms bound behind horizontal beam of cross, and would have originally formed part of a scene of Christ’s Crucifixion. Dimensions: 7.0x2.6cm. A few scratches and some loss of enamel.

From the estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind.