Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

La Trésor de Colmar
(135 words)

Translated titleThe Treasure of Colmar
Curator

Catherine Leroy.

Imprint

Colmar, France, 1999. 146 pp., illustrations: 77 col., 343 b&w, 29 × 26 cm. French.

ISBN

2850563544

Location

Musée d’ Unterlinden (29 May–26 September 1999)

Description

The medieval hoard of silver and gold objects buried in Colmar during the period of the Black Death (ca. 1349), and discovered in 1863. The presence of a Jewish wedding ring indicates the Jewish identity of the objects’ original owner. Catalog in three main sections—Objects, Coins and Historical Context—each with an introductory essay, a wealth of comparative and contextualizing material, and catalog of exhibits. Two essays on the Jews of Colmar and Alsace (Gerd Mentgen, Freddy Raphaël). 547 items.

main keywords

ALSACE
COINS
COLMAR TREASURE
FRANCE
HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, 12TH–14TH C
JEWELRY

minor keywords

Christian Art
Germany
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th C
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bibles
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, France, 12th–14th C
Wedding rings, medieval

Cite this page
“La Trésor de Colmar”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1554>
First published online: 2019



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