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Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Toulouse, Musée Paul-Dupuy

Inv. 18129 (Roschach 918)


Height: 160mm
Width: 84mm
Depth: 10mm

Register 1: Coronation of the Virgin; angel crowning the Virgin; two kneeling angels holding candlesticks.
Register 2: Adoration of the Magi.
Pointed trefoils in the spandrels.

Koechlin Number: 0311

Koechlin 1924: France, 3rd quarter of 14th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of polychromy and gilding.

Object Condition
Missing: hands of the angels at the top; hands of the Virgin; right hand of Christ; candlesticks held by the kneeling angels partly broken; hands of the magi and hand of Christ in the lower part.

Transferred from the Musée des Augustins to the Musée Saint-Raymond in 1892; transferred to the Musée Paul-Dupuy in 1961. tbc

A. Auriol, Un Coffret d'ivoire gothique conservé au musée Saint-Raymond, in Bulletin de la Société Archéologique du Midi de la France (1917-1925), p. 71.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 173, II, no. 311.
J. Warren, Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum, 3 vols (Oxford, 2014), Vol. 2: Sculptures in Stone, Clay, Ivory, Bone and Wood, pp. 159-160, in relation to no. 161.


© Musée Paul-Dupuy, Toulouse. Photography: Cliché Emmanuel Grimault, 2010.

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