Courtauld gallery exhibition ‘Court and Craft’

I was recently in London and decided to pop in to the Courtauld gallery exhibition ‘Court and Craft’.   What is the focus of the exhibition?   The star  of the show is a metal bag which was made in northern Iraq around 1300. It’s made of brass, with inlaid gold and silver, and would originally have had a shoulder strap.     It is an absolutely stunning piece of medieval craftsmanship. The geometric...

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