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Panel (part of a casket; end), 1 register, 4 arches across (coffret; frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Panel (part of a casket; end), 1 register, 4 arches across (coffret; frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Religious. Lives of saints.

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Angers, Musée des Beaux-Arts

MA 2 R 156 1


Height: 49mm
Width: 58mm

Martyrdom of saint Margaret; saint Margaret whipped; saint Margaret emerging from the dragon unharmed; saint Margaret holding a crucifix.
Incised quatrefoils in the gables.

Godard-Faultrier 1884: 15th century.


Object Condition
Holes for the fittings (now missing).
Corners and edges chipped.

This piece was originally one of the end panels of a casket of which two other panels have survived, also in the Angers collection (see related objects). Godard-Faultrier mentions four pieces in 1884, but only three are located today.

Found at Ingrandes. Acquired by the Museum in February 1863.

V. Godard-Faultrier, Inventaire du Musée d'Antiquités Saint-Jean et Toussaint (Angers, 1884), no. 2109, p. 347. Accessible online through Europeana: http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/9200143/BEAEFCA0F6A86A9F2969EE316B50AE59CF54D146.html?start=4 [accessed 02/05/2013].


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