Enamel plaque with The Adoration of the Magi

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Enamel plaque with The Adoration of the Magi

Attributed to 'Monvaerni' Master

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Enamel plaque with
The Adoration of the Magi,
set in a gilt bronze Pax


This plaque showing the Adoration of the Magi belongs to a group of about fifty similar pieces attributed on the basis of their style to an artist from Limoges known as ‘Monvaerni’.
It is set into a pax: a liturgical object presented to the congregation to be kissed.


Enamel plaque with The Adoration of the Magi, set in a gilt bronze Pax, 1470-1500, Attributed to ‘Monvaerni’ Master,
©The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London.

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