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winged: Matthew, lion: Mark, ox: Luke, eagle: John. center lamb of God: Christ. 9th century

The Book of Kells, c. 800 AD. This page contains the symbols of the Four Evangelists: a man (Matthew), a lion (Mark), an eagle (John) and an ox (Luke). The four cardinal points of the Zodiac.

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist John Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 3/8 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.1 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.429

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist Luke Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white, semi-translucent wine red. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 7/16 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.2 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.428

Notable printers' marks. Historically, a printer’s mark is a symbol identifying a particular printer, such a mark was often an element of a larger pictoral image called a device.

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Temari, is a Japanese thread ball, which is a symbol of perfection. There is a long history about the weaving of thread to create this artwork....Photo by...Nana Akua.

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist Mark Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 7/16 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.2 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.426

1920s Lone Carl in John Robinson's Circus Barbeau

St Mark and his Winged Lion). Libro de horas de Carlos VIII, Rey de Francia. 15th century.