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Diptych, 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Diptych, 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Religious. Saints.

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Weimar, Klassik Stiftung Weimar

Inv. A 2121

Ivory;metal (hinges and clasp)

Height: 92mm
Width: 61mm
Depth: 7mm

Wing, left
Saint John the Baptist holding the Lamb of God (Agnus Dei); camel hide; standing Virgin and Child; crown; saint James the Greater with a pilgrim's hat, staff and satchel; satchel decorated with a scallop shell.
Wing, right
Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers; soldier holding a halberd; sun and moon.
Pointed trefoils.

Museum's opinion 2012: French, mid 14th century


Two hinges.

Object Condition

Acquired before 1853 by the Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar (mentioned in the inventory book: Verzeichnis der im Kunst-Cabinet auf Grossherzogl. Bibliothek befindlichen Gegenstände (1853), fol. 9, no. 30); the Kunstkabinett later merged with the Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar to form the Klassik Stiftung Weimar.


© Klassik Stiftung Weimar, Museen, Inv. A 2121.

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