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Durer: Adam and Eve

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This enameled plaque originally crowned the top of a large, double-sided altar cross from the Abbey of Grandmont, not far from the city of Limoges. Take a closer look at the plaque by selecting the hotspots on the right.

This enameled plaque originally crowned the top of a large, double-sided altar cross in a monastery outside the city of Limoges. Take closer look at the plaque by selecting the hotspots on the right.

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Plaque with Censing Angels, ca. 1170–80
French
Champlevé enamel, copper gilt
The Cloisters Collection, 2001 (2001.634)