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Head of crozier (crosse) (Side 2)

Head of crozier (crosse) (Side 2)
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Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum

Inv. 457/11


Height: 110mm (diameter)

Side 1: Standing Virgin and Child (Vierge Glorieuse); two standing angels holding candlesticks.
Side 2: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist.
Foliated decoration.

Ludwigshafen am Rhein 1979: French (Paris), c. 1330.


Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of gilding and polychromy: gold (wings, hair, beard, along the hems, crown), red (blood, details of the volute, flowers), brown (cross), green (lining of the clothes, flowers).

Carved on both sides.

Object Condition
Missing: part of the Virgin's robe; part of both arms of the crucified Christ (repaired); part of the left horizontal beam of the cross; vertical portion of the volute partly missing (repaired with ivory).
Volute broken at the foot of the Crucifixion Virgin.

Bernheimer collection, Munich. Wilhelm Hack collection, Cologne; in the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum since 1979.

Engeldarstellungen aus zwei Jahrtausenden, exhibition catalogue, Recklinghausen, Kunsthalle, 1959, fig. 16.
Weltkunst aus Privatbesitz, ed. by H. May, exhibition catalogue, Cologne, Kunsthalle, 1968, no. D 90.
Sammlung Wilhelm Hack, exhibition catalogue, Düsseldorf, 1969, no. 15 (with ill.).
Kunst des Mittelalters, exhibition catalogue, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, 1979, no. 12 (with ill.).


© Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Photographer: Joachim Werkmeister.

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