Category: European

The Coe has nearly thirty-seven objects of European origin in our collection, ranging from items such as a French garnet pin to a Cyprus seal pendant. There’s a unique story behind each of them. This is just a small sample of what you can see at the Coe.

Schedule a private tour or visit us on First Fridays (1-4 pm) to hear the engaging stories behind the objects

Pin

Pin

European Fibula Artist: Unknown Culture/People: French (?) Place: Europe, southern France or northern Spain Media: Silver and garnet Dims: 1.5 x 1 in. (3.8 x 2.5 cm). Date: c. 6th century Description: Fibula is a Latin word for a common type of brooch or fastener...
Agnus Dei Pendant

Agnus Dei Pendant

European Agnus Dei Pendant Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Italian Place: Europe Media: Silver and gilt bronze Dims: 1 in. diameter (2.5 cm) Date: 15th century Description:  RTC No: EU0009bGift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011 Do you have information about this artwork? We'd...
Marriage Pendant

Marriage Pendant

European Marriage PendantArtist: UnknownCulture/People: ItalianPlace: EuropeMedia: Silver, niello, and bronzeDims: 1.25 in. diameter (3.1 cm).Date: late 15th centuryDescription: RTC No: EU0009a Do you have information about this artwork? We'd love to hear about it....
Un Chat sur une Pallissade

Un Chat sur une Pallissade

European Un Chat sur une Pallissade Artist: Theophile Alexandre Steinlen Culture/People: Swiss/French Place: Europe Media: Paint on canvas Dims: 21 x 25.5 in. (53.3 x 64.7 cm). Date: 1909 Description: Theophile Alexandre Steinlen was well known for his art posters....