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Diptych, 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Front)

Diptych, 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Front)
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Budapest, Iparművészeti Múzeum (Museum of Applied Arts)

Inv. 18846

Ivory;metal (hinges)

Height: 120mm
Width: 69mm
Depth: 8mm

Wing, left
Register 1: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; sun and moon. Entombment (anointing of Christ's body); Virgin and Holy Women; tomb decorated with blind arches.
Register 2: Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas); Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter. Buffeting of Christ; head of Christ covered by a cloth; executioner with winged hat.
Wing, right
Register 1: Noli me Tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene); trees. Harrowing of Hell with Adam and Eve coming out of the Mouth of Hell; demon blowing into a horn; souls burning in a cauldron in Hell.
Register 2: Flagellation; whips. Carrying of the Cross with the Virgin helping Christ; soldier holding a hammer.
Pointed trefoils in the spandrels; border of dentils.

Koechlin Number: 0364

Koechlin 1924: French, 2nd half of the 14th century.
Bock 1867: French, mid-14th century.
Westwood 1876: 14th century.
Koechlin 1924: French, 2nd half of the 14th century.
Az európai iparművészet remekei 1972: French, 14th century.
Budapest 1978: French, 14th century.
Koroknay 1979: French, 14th century.
Budapest 2002: Paris, 1st half of the 14th century.
Budapest 2006: Paris, 1st half of the 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2013: France (Paris), 1st half of the 14th century.


Two hinges.

First collection of Miklós Jankovich (1772-1846); bought by the Hungarian National Museum (Pesth National Museum) in 1836; transferred to the Museum of Applied Arts in 1936.

F. Bock, 'Das Ungarische Museum in Pest', in Mitteilungen der K.K. Central-Commission zur Erforschung und Erhaltung der Baudenkmale 12 (1867), p. 117. no. 6.
J. O. Westwood, Fictile Ivories in the South Kensington Museum (London, 1876), Appendix, p. 466.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 186, 188, 190; II, no. 364.
Az európai iparművészet remekei. Száz éves az Iparművészeti Múzeum. 1872-1972, ed. by D. Radocsay, Z. Farkas, exhibition catalogue, Budapest, Iparművészeti Múzeum, 1972, no. 20.
Kisplasztikai kiállítás a 10.-től a 19.századig az Iparművészeti Múzeum és a Szépművészeti Múzeum anyagából, ed. by É. S. Eszláry, É. S. Koroknay, exhibition catalogue, Budapest, 1978, no. 13.
É. S. Koroknay, 'Elefántcsont faragások', in Az Iparművészeti Múzeum gyűjteményei, ed. by P. Miklós (Budapest, 1979), p. 93, fig 2.
Jankovich Miklós (1772-1846) gyűjteményei, ed. by Á. Mikó, exhibition catalogue, Budapest, Hungarian National Gallery, 2002, no. 55.
Az idő sodrában. Az Iparművészeti Múzeum gyűjteményeinek története, ed. by J. Pataki, exhibition catalogue, Budapest, Museum of Applied Arts, 2006, no. 148.
Entry in the Museum's online collection catalogue: http://gyujtemeny.imm.hu/gyujtemeny/diptichon-krisztus-szenvedestortenetenek-jelenetei/1136 [accessed June 2013].


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