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561044

Five Medallions from a Coffret. Champleve enamel on gilded copper. French, Conques. Made about 1110-30 The blue and green beasts, locked in battle and compressed into these circular medallions are emblematic of goldsmiths' work created at Conques under the patronage of Abbot Boniface.

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Five Medallions from a Coffret.  Champleve enamel on gilded copper.  French, Conques.  Made about 1110-30  The blue and green beasts, locked in battle and compressed into these circular medallions are emblematic of goldsmiths' work created at Conques under the patronage of Abbot Boniface.