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Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquette; colonnettes) (Front)

Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquette; colonnettes) (Front)
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Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum

Inv. 457/12

Ivory;metal (remains of hinges)

Height: 172mm
Width: 111mm

Standing Virgin and Child (Vierge Glorieuse); two standing angels holding candlesticks; angel crowning the Virgin.
Angels holding navettes and swinging censers in the spandrels.

Ludwigshafen am Rhein 1979: France (Paris), 2nd third of the 14th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on the right side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of gilding and polychromy: gold (hair, crown, along the hems, wings, columns), red (architectural details, mouths, lining of clothes), black (eyes).

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Missing: flower in the Virgin's hand.
Numerous vertical breaks indicating the panel has broken into several pieces which have been glued back together.

Cologne, 2-7 December 1953, lot 241, pl. 17. Collection of Wilhelm Hack, Cologne; in the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum since 1979.

Große Kunst des Mittelalters aus Privatbesitz, ed. by H. Schnitzler, exhibition catalogue, Cologne, Schnütgen Museum, 1960, no. 26, pl. 20.
Weltkunst aus Privatbesitz, ed. by H. May, exhibition catalogue, Cologne, Kunsthalle, 1968, no. D 84, fig. 47.
Sammlung Wilhelm Hack, exhibition catalogue, Düsseldorf, 1969, no. 16 (with ill.).
Kunst des Mittelalters, exhibition catalogue, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, 1979, no. 13 (with ill.).


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

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