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Diptych, 3 registers, 5 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, left, register 3 (detail))

Diptych, 3 registers, 5 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, left, register 3 (detail))
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Wing, right

Wing, left

Wing, left, register 2 (detail)

Wing, right, register 1 (detail)

Wing, right, register 2 (detail)

Wing, right, register 3 (detail)

Wing, left, register 2 (detail)


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Klosterneuburg, Stift Klosterneuburg

KG 155


Height: 219mm
Width: 108mm (each)
Depth: 11mm

Wing, left
Register 1: Entry into Jerusalem.
Register 2: Last Supper; Christ feeding an apostle across the table (possibly Judas); saint Paul holding a sword; saint Peter holding a key; apostle drinking from a chalice. Judas receiving the reward.
Register 3: Death of Judas (Judas hanging). Flagellation; Carrying of the Cross with the Virgin helping Christ.
Wing, right
Register 1: Men conversing (possibly part of the Entry into Jerusalem on the facing wing); Christ washing the feet of the apostles.
Register 2: Agony in the Garden (Christ at Gethsemane). Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas); Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter.
Register 3: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls; Longinus piercing Christ's side; Stephaton giving Christ vinegar; Stephaton holding a bucket; sun and moon.

Koechlin Number: 0837

Koechlin 1924: France, 2nd half of the 14th century.
Theuerkauff 1962: France, 2nd half of the 14th century.
Kirchweger 2011: Middle Rhineland (Mainz?), last quarter of the 14th century.

Style of the Kremsmünster Master (Koechlin)

Two missing hinges.

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Broken around the hinges.

Engraved inscription under the arches of the upper register: A N 1524 N O. These two panels were integrated into a tortoise-shell 17th-century German object (Koechlin 1924).

Unknown provenance.

A. Ilg and W. Boeheim, Die Schatzkammer und die Kunstsammlungen in Klosterneuburg (Vienna, 1889), p. 176, no. 29.
O. Pelka, Elfenbein (Berlin, 1920), pp. 194ff.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 305; II, no. 837.
H. Klapsia, Katalog der Kunstsammlungen im Stifte Klosterneuburg (Vienna, 1942), IV: Bildwerke aus Elfenbein, Holz, Perlmutter, Stein und Blei, p. 8, no. 4, fig. 4.
Klosterneuburg. Zentrum Der Gotik, exhibition catalogue, Klosterneuburg, Stiftmuseum, 1961, no. 157.
C. Theuerkauff, Elfenbein in Klosterneuburg (Klosterneuburg, 1962), p. 36, no. 5, fig. 5.
Die Schatzkammer im Stift Klosterneuburg, ed. by W. C. Huber (Wettin, 2011), no. 12 (F. Kirchweger).


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