Object Details


Repository:
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
Level:
Item
Object Number:
SH.A.745.12

Object Name:
book cover
Title:
book cover
Date:
c 1864

Artist:
Skidmore, Francis
Keywords:
Religion; Ephemera


Description:
Enamelled and gilt missal or Bible cover, made by Francis Skidmore of Coventry.

Physical Description
Front - centre with repouse foliate scrolls and a round central boss with figure of Christ between 2 angels. Raised border with square corner bosses with evangelist symbols. Border enamelled with flowers. Spine semicircular with fleur de lys motifs. Back inset with velvet with central rosette and small quatrefoil knop. Clasp missing


Number Of Objects: 1

Materials:
copper alloy, gilt, niello, enamel, textile, velvet
Dimensions:
Width: 245 mm Length: 295 mm
Depth: 50 mm weight: 2.6kg    



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