Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim, 11th century / Ceremonial Cross of Countess Gertrude / c. 1040Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim, 11th century
Ceremonial Cross of Countess Gertrude
c. 1040

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Creator Nationality: European; Northern European; German
Creator Dates/Places: Germany
Creator Active Place: Germany
Creator Name-CRT: Germany, Lower Saxony, Hildesheim, 11th century
Title: Ceremonial Cross of Countess Gertrude
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1030
Creation End Date: 1050
Creation Date: c. 1040
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Metalwork
Materials and Techniques: gold, cloisonné enamel, gems, pearls, and mother-of-pearl on a core of oak
Dimensions: Overall: 24.15cm x 21.6cm
Inscriptions: translation of inscription on back: For the Relics of the Holy Apostle Peter and the Holy Virgin Liutrudis, Countess Gertrude Ordered this made.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1931.55
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund with the addition of a gift from Mrs. Edward B. Greene
AMICA ID: CMA_.1931.55
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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