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Openwork panel (fragments of a casket), 8 arches across (plaque ajourée; coffret) (Front)

Openwork panel (fragments of a casket), 8 arches across (plaque ajourée; coffret) (Front)
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Baltimore, Walters Art Museum

Inv. 71.225


Height: 55mm
Width: 156mm

Flight into Egypt. Presentation in the Temple; maid holding a basket of doves brought as offerings. Christ among the Doctors. Baptism of Christ with saint John the Baptist and an angel.
Border of dentils; pierced trefoils.

Leeuwenberg 1969: France (?), last quarter of the 18th century to 1st half of the 19th century.
Museum's opinion 2010: North French or Flemish (?), 15th or 19th century.

Master of the Agrafe Forgeries (Leeuwenberg 1969)

Part of the same ensemble as Inv. 71.222-71.224, 71.226-71.229, also in Baltimore. See related objects.

Bought by Henry Walters together with 71.222-71.224, 71.226-71.229 in Paris in 1923; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.

J. Leeuwenberg, 'Early Nineteenth-Century Gothic Ivories', in Aachener Kunstblätter, 39 (1969), pp. 111-148 (pp. 125-127, fig. 27).


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