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  • Record Number: 1330
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Taralon , Jean
  • Contributor(s): Taralon-Carlini, Dominique, avec la collaboration de
  • Title: La Couronne [see the accompanying article #2560 on the statue].
  • Source: Bulletin Monumental 155, 1 ( 1997): Pages 61 - 77.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Decorative Arts Crowns in Art Foy, Martyr, Saint Gold Metalwork Reliquaries
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 9-10
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  • Primary Evidence: Decorative Art; Conques, TrĂ©sor de l'Eglise Sainte-Foy, Crown on the reliquary of Sainte Foy.
  • Illustrations: Thirteen figures. Figure 1 The crown in its present condition. Figure 2a and 2b Detail, front and back, of the decorative band. Figure 3 Two types of decorative flowers from the crown. Figure 4 Schematic drawing of the horizontal band. Figure 5 Detail of the crown's decorative bands. Figure 6 Drawings illustrating the way the horizontal band originally fastened. Figure 7 Drawings of the horizontal band with different arrangements of jewelled settings. Figure 8a and 8b Close-up views of the crown showing a fourteenth century setting that was used at the top of the crown. Figure 9 Close-up view of decorative goldwork. Figure 10 Interior view of the crown. Figure 11 Crown as it looked originally. Figure 12 Crown on the head of the statue of St. Foy. Figure 13 Drawing showing the crown placed laterally on the head of the statue. Figure 14 Drawing of the crown offered by Hugh of Arles to the reliquary statue of St. Maurice at Vienne.
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available
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