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Gabled triptych, 2 registers, 1 arch across (colonnettes) (Front)

Gabled triptych, 2 registers, 1 arch across (colonnettes) (Front)
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Religious. Passion.

Unknown location


Ivory;metal (hinges)

Wing, left
Register 1: angel holding a vessel.
Register 2: saint Mary Magdalene with ointment pot.
Centre panel
Register 1: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls; sun and moon.
Register 2: Entombment.
Wing, right
Register 1: angel holding an object.
Register 2: saint John the Evangelist (or unidentified female saint?) holding a martyr's palm and book.
Incised trefoil in the gable.


Collection of Mikhail Petrovich Botkin (b. 1839, d. 1914).

O. von Falke, 'Das Tristankästchen der Eremitage', in Pantheon (February 1928), pp. 75-80, fig. 7.


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