Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover - MS M. 1 - probably made in Salzburg - this earlier binding was used as lower cover on Lindau Gospels - the four medallions with the Evangelists were added in 1594 - The Morgan Library & Museum
The Gospel, Russia, Novgorod, the ХVIth century. Silver, precious stones, glass, paper; filigree, enamels, casting, carving, chasing, gilding. Height: 36,5 cm, width: 23 cm
Gospel Book (so-called Small Bernward Gospel) - Front cover - German (Hildesheim), second half of century. Gilded copper, rock crystal, paint on parchment under horn on oak; Byzantine ivory plaque × in. x 17 cm) Dom-Museum Hildesheim
'The Codex Aureus of St. Emmeram' -- Dated 870 -- Illuminated Gospel Book -- Gold cover with precious gemstones, sapphires, emeralds, & pearls -- An important example of Carolingian art, as well of one of very few surviving treasure bindings of this date.