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Panel (probably fragment of a diptych; wing, left), 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Panel (probably fragment of a diptych; wing, left), 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Columbia, University of Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology

Inv. 2007.5


Height: 74mm
Width: 45mm
Depth: 4mm

Adoration of the Magi.
Pointed trefoils.

Museum's opinion 2013: German or Flemish, 3rd quarter of the 14th century.


Probably originally traces of two hinges on the right side, but these have vanished when the panel broke.

Flat and smooth. Traces of ink. Scoring in the lower part of the panel.

Object Condition
Central hole in the upper part of the panel.
Missing: right side of the panel, possibly including hinges.
Vertical crack in the lower right corner of the panel. Three small cracks in the upper border.

Paris, Hotel Dassault, 18 May 2004 and Drouot, 26 May 2004, lot 353 (together with another fragment). Purchased from Finch & Co., London in 2007, thanks to a gift of Museum Associates.

'Spotlight: A Golden opportunity', in Museum of Art and Archaeology News Magazine 51 (Fall 2007), back cover (anonymously written by Prof. A. Stanton, Dept. of art History and Archaeology, MU).
'Acquisitions 2005-2007, in MUSE 39-40-41 (2008), p. 100 (with ill.).


© Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Credit line: Gift of Museum Associates.

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