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Diptych, 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquettes) (Front)

Diptych, 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquettes) (Front)
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Venice, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Galleria di Palazzo Cini a San Vio (on extended loan from the Cini heirs)

VC 1162

Ivory;metal (later mount and chain)

Height: 87mm
Width: 73mm
Depth: 9mm (open)

Wing, left
Standing Virgin and Child (Vierge glorieuse); two angels holding candlesticks; angel crowning the Virgin.
Wing, right
Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; sun and moon.



Piece of card reading 'Francia XV Dittico con Crocefissione e Madonna'. 'Castello di Monselice' sticker with no. 1162. Sticker with no. 6 stamped in red [noted by Catherine Yvard, September 2009].

Object Condition
Trace of breakage in the centre in the upper part of the left wing. Hole in the upper part of each wing.

Collection of Vittorio Cini (b. 1885, d. 1977), Venice: on extended loan to the Galleria di Palazzo Cini a San Vio since 1989, courtesy of Yilda Cini Guglielmi di Vulci, second daughter of Vittorio Cini.


© Venice, Fondazione Giorgio Cini.

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