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Wing, right (part of a diptych), 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Back)

Wing, right (part of a diptych), 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Back)
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Religious. Infancy of Christ. Life of the Virgin.

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Arezzo, Museo Nazionale d'Arte Medievale e Moderna

Inv. 15045


Height: 134mm
Width: 92mm

Register 1: Noli me Tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene); tree. Coronation of the Virgin.
Register 2: Nativity with Annunciation to the Shepherds; Joseph seated at the head of the bed. Adoration of the Magi.
Beaded border.

Museum's opinion 2013: French, 2nd half of the 14th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.

Flat and smooth; two holes at the centre; cracks; white label with the number '33'; blue and white label.

Object Condition
Hole in the background between Mary Magdalene and Christ and in the Nativity scene, under the second arch.

The missing left panel is in Paris, in the Musée de Cluny (Inv. Cl.15321).

Collection of the Fraternita dei Laici; donated to Comune di Arezzo (Arezzo City Council) in 1935; acquired by the Museum in 1972.

R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), II, p. 162 (mentioned as comparison for no. 383).
L. Berti, Il Museo di Arezzo (Rome, 1961), p. 70.
Il Museo statale d'arte medievale e moderna in Arezzo (Florence, 1987), p. 214.
Museo Nazionale d'arte medievale e moderna di Arezzo, ed. by P. Refice and G. Siemoni, Florence 2012, p.44, p.200.
P. Williamson and G. Davies, Medieval Ivory Carvings 1200-1550 (London, 2014), in relation to no. 96.


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