[NUMBER 460] 460 CROSS OF CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL ON COPPER LIMOGES, 13TH CENTURY The figure of Christ in white enamel with his hair and beard engraved, nielloed and with touches of crimson. The halo and parts of peri-zonium he is wearing, as well as two armorial bearings to right and left, are enamelled in lapis-blue and green with touches of crimson, brilliant yellow and turquoise-blue. The gilding of the background has been heightened. Titulus of two lines, I.H.S. and X.P.S. Height, 143/4 inches; width, 10 inches Very similar to the main part of the cross in « La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1890, vol. 1, p. 102, No. 17, color plate No. 6. From the Spitzer legacies. Inventory No. 3893. 202