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Gabled wing, left (fragment of a polyptych), 2 registers, 1 arch across (tabernacle) (Back)

Gabled wing, left (fragment of a polyptych), 2 registers, 1 arch across (tabernacle) (Back)
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Bayonne, Musée Bonnat-Helleu

Inv. 414


Height: 190mm
Width: 49mm
Depth: 6mm

Register 1: kneeling angel swinging a censer.
Register 2: saint Stephen holding a book and a stone; saint Andrew with a saltire cross.

Koechlin Number: 0183

Gruyer 1902: France, end of the 13th century.
Koechlin 1924: France, 1st half of the 14th century.
Paris 1930: France, end of 13th century.
Bayonne 2002-2003: France, c. 1330.


Traces of two missing hinges on the right side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of gilding and polychromy: architectural details, angel's wings, saint Andrew's halo.

Flat and smooth. Inscription: '7'.
Label with inscriptions 'A14', '977' and '7'. Traces of glue. Dark round stain, possibly burnt.

Object Condition
Missing: upper part of the gable. Four bore holes on the left side.

This piece probably was originally the outer wing of a polyptych.

Collection of Léon Bonnat (b. 1833, d. 1922): his bequest in 1922.

G. Gruyer, Collection Bonnat, catalogue sommaire, Musée de Bayonne (Bayonne, 1902 and subsequent editions), no. 414.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 135; II, no. 183.
Collection Bonnat, catalogue sommaire (Paris, 1930 and subsequent editions), no. 997.
Le Moyen Âge dans les collections du Musée Bonnat, exhibition catalogue, Bayonne, Musée Bonnat, 15 December 2002-30 June 2003, p. 13.


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