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Very Rare image of Henry II (972-1024) King of Italy and Germany also Holy Roman Emperor during the time of the Ottonian Dynasty. From the Sacramentary of Henry II (1002 -1014). Undeniable proof of so called black presence throughout Europe.


Gold and enamel Anglo-Saxon roundel: gold tray inlaid with cloisonne enamel; depicting the right Hand of God in opaque white enamel. Late 10th/early 11th Century - found by an armature metal detectorist in Hampshire, England and currently housed in the British Museum.


Dirk Kennis Collection Early Medieval Works of Art 6th - 12th century, dealer and collector in Antwerp, Belgium, Merovingian, Germanic, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Carolingian, Norman, Ottonian, Tassilo Chalice, Romanesque, Limoges champlevé enamel, Mosan cloisonné, Byzantine, gothic,renaissance, baroque artworks


Statue of Otto I (912 – 973), Magdeburg, Germany. Otto I, or Otto the Great, was the founder of the Holy Roman Empire, reigning as German king from 936 until his death in 973 and "the first of the Germans to be called the emperor of Italy". The Ottonian Renaissance began During his reign and last until 1000. The first outstanding examples of German painting and sculpture were created (c.960–c.1060) during the Ottonian dynasty.

Beautiful Romanesque Cast Bronze Doors of St. Michael's Church, Hildesheim, c. 1025. Old and New Testament scenes. Note the motif of the "Two Eves": Eve, who caused the fall from Grace, and the "new Eve", Mary, through whose son Jesus we find salvation.