Nuremberg

wood and ivory altar
Photo: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nuremberg
Image copyright: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nuremberg

Made: 1111-1114, Catanzaro (Italy), commissioned by Count Geoffrey of Catanzaro (frame: 16th cent.)

Current Location: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany (KG796)

Dimensions and Materials: 26.2 x 37.2 x 4.6cm; white marble, ivory, wood

Iconography: (16th cent.) bishops

Inscriptions: E SEPVLCHRO DNI INRI IHV XPI LAMINA BEAT PAVLI APLI MAEI APLI HLPI APLI APLO[RVM] IACOBI APLI E IACOBI IOHIS EPALI SCI BENED SCI BLASII COSME E DAMIANIS XPO FORI GEORGII MARIS SCI THEODORI MARIS OLEMCORP SCI DEMETRI SCE SCOLASTE E CECILIE AC BARBARE VIRGINIS + GOFRE COMES CATACENSIS ME SACRARE FECIT.

Bibliography: Budde 1998; Pace 1994; Lipinsky 1941; Witte 1909

Website: https://objektkatalog.gnm.de/objekt/KG796