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Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, 6 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Front)

Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, 6 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Front)
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Religious. Infancy of Christ. Life of Christ.

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Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection



Height: 151mm
Width: 101mm
Depth: 8mm

Register 1: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls. Resurrection; two angels standing on the tomb.
Register 2: Adoration of the Magi. Presentation in the Temple; maid holding a candlestick and a basket of doves brought as offerings; Christ standing on the altar between the Virgin and Simeon.
Border of dentils.

Lawrence 1969: Paris, c. 1335-1350.
Randall 1993: French (Paris), 3rd quarter of the 14th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.


Object Condition
Surface chips in the Adoration of the Magi scene. Trimmed on all sides and bevelled, possibly for framing (Randall 1993).

Emile Baboin collection, Lyon (after 1912). Bought from Raphael Stora, New York, in 1951. Part of the Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection.

The Waning Middle Ages, ed. by J. L. Schrader, exhibition catalogue, Lawrence, University of Kansas, 1969, no. 77, p. 66, pl. I (with former inventory number 51.Fr.10.3).
R. H. Randall, The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Ivory Carvings in North American Collections (New York, 1993), no. 133.


© Seattle Art Museum. Photography: Paul Macapia.
Credit Line: Seattle Art Museum, Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection.

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