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PLANTAGENET ENAMEL - CARRÉ PLANTAGENET MUSEUM

General description

The Plantagenet enamel is the largest copper plate champlevée ever made known and the Western Middle Ages. The enamel is Geoffrey V the Fair, Count of Anjou and Maine, Duke of Normandy , founder of the Plantagenet dynasty. He married , in the Le Mans Cathedral , Matilda , daughter of the King of England. His son Henry II , born in Le Mans , in the Palace of the Counts of Maine, became King of England in 1154. Geoffroy died in 1157. He was buried in the cathedral. He is represented with a shield, a sword and a luxurious civilian clothes : a blue and white coat, a green tunic , the bliaud , pointed shoes and a hat . It is a champleve enamel : cavities are dug on a thick metal plate of 8mm. These small cells , created by pushing the metal , then receive the metal powder before being heated. Discover this major piece of museum collections.

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Opening hours and days

From 19/05/2020 to 31/12/2020

Fermeture le lundi

Covid-19

Tuesday : 10h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 18h00

Wednesday : 10h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 18h00

Thursday : 10h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 18h00

Friday : 10h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 18h00

Saturday : 10h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 18h00

Sunday : 10h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 18h00

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PLANTAGENET ENAMEL - CARRÉ PLANTAGENET MUSEUM

2 rue Claude Blondeau

72000 LE MANS

Phone 02 43 47 38 51

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