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Double-sided pendant made of two panels (plaquettes) (Side 1)

Double-sided pendant made of two panels (plaquettes) (Side 1)
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Side 2

Religious. Saints.

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Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Inv. F 1415

Paper (background);ivory;metal (frame)

Height: 31 mm
Width: 23 mm
Depth: 5 mm

Side 1: saint George and the dragon; shield; cross; crown. Saint Christopher carrying Christ across the river; blessing gesture.
Side 2: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; rugged cross; books.

Kryzhanovskaya 2014: Germany or Netherlands, 1st half of the 15th century.


Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of polychromy: black (background); green.

Carved on both sides.

Object Condition
Background colouring peeling off in places

Collection of Counts Bobrynsky; transferred to the Hermitage in 1919.

M. Kryzhanovskaya, Western European Medieval Ivories. Catalogue of the Collection (Зaпaднoeврoпeйскaя рeзнaя кoстъ Срeдних вeкoв. Кataлoг кoллeкции), (Saint Peterburg, 2014), no. 132.


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