Presentation in the Temple


Presentation in the Temple

Silk, metallic thread; .27 ct Ceylon sapphire; .30 ct spessartite garnet; .18 ct tanzanite, all faceted and prong set in sterling silver; one 14K gold bead, and antique glass beads on 22 pt canvas.21 x 17.5 cm

Adapted from Benedictional of Engilmar (Bishop of Parenzo)

J. PaulGettyMuseum collection

Regensburg, Bavaria, circa 1030-1040 AD

Original miniature 6.5 x 5 in