Your Daily Annunciation #2: The Crannenberg Situla (c. 860-880)

Situla (Bucket for Holy Water), ca. 860–880. Carolingian; From the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Crannenburg, Germany, possibly made in Reims, northern France. Ivory with copper alloy gilt mounts and inlays. 8 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art (17.190.45)

Crannenberg Situla, detail of Annunciation panel

Crannenberg Situla, detail of Annunciation panel

Crannenberg Situla

Crannenberg Situla

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