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Panel, 1 register, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures; plaquette); reused as a pax (baiser de paix) (Back)

Panel, 1 register, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures; plaquette); reused as a pax (baiser de paix) (Back)
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Barcelona, Museu Frederic Marès

Inv. MFM 1518

Ivory;copper (later frame)

Height: 120 mm
Width: 75 mm
Depth: 8 mm

Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls.
Pointed trefoils in the spandrels.

Estella Marcos 1984: Spain, end of the 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2013: 14th century; 15th century frame.


Metal handle. Chequered pattern and masonry pattern.

Object Condition
Two holes in the upper corners, two holes along the right side and one along the left side.
Upper left border chipped.
The frame probably had an decoration at the top of its gable, possibly a cross.

From the parish church of San Cebrián de Campos (Palència). Acquired by the Museum before 1979.

Exposición Histórico-Europea, exhibition catalogue, Madrid, 1892, sala XXIII, no. 74 ('cobre y marfil gótico').
R. Navarro García, Catálogo monumental de la provincia de Palencia, vol. II (Palencia, 1948), p. 45, pl. CCXXXII.
Museu Frederic Marès i Deulovol (Barcelona, 1979), p. 43, nos. 1492-1507.
M.-M. Estella Marcos, La Escultura de marfil en España románica y gótica (Madrid, 1984), pp. 203-204.
F. Español, J. Yarza, El Museo Frederic Marès (Barcelona, 1996), p. 72, fig. p. 73.
Museu Frederic Marès (Barcelona, 2011), fig. p. 136.


© Museu Frederic Marès, Barcelona. Photography: Guillem F-H.

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