An electroplated Cover for a Gospel Book

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The front repousse with trailing vines and inset with five gold painted enamel plaques, the larger central plaque with The Resurrection, the other four with The Evangelists; the reverse repousse and chased in high relief with Christ leading two Apostles to Jerusalem, The Temple shown on a hill, The Trinity above, the border of scallops and fruit laden baskets; the spine repousse with The Trinity, The Veiled Chalice, The Tablets, The Serpent and The Cross, and The Tomb, 19th century.