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Diptych, 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquettes; frise d'arcatures) (Back, left wing)

Diptych, 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquettes; frise d'arcatures) (Back, left wing)
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Back, right wing

Religious. Life of the Virgin.

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Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Inv. AN2008.14

Metal (hinges and clasps);ivory

Height: 93 mm
Width: 127 mm (open)
Depth: 5 mm

Wing, left
Death of the Virgin (Dormition).
Wing, right
Coronation of the Virgin; angels swinging censers.
Border of dentils.

Warren 2014: France, c. 1350-1400.


Two hinges.

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Vertical crack in the right wing; some repairs and some elements have been glued back into place.

Collection of W. de Zoete: De Zoete sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 April 1935, lot 96; collection of John Francis Mallett; his bequest to the Museum in 1947; Department of Western Art (WA1947.191.204); transferred to the Department of Antiquities in May 2008.

J. Warren, Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum, 3 vols (Oxford, 2014), Vol. 2: Sculptures in Stone, Clay, Ivory, Bone and Wood, no. 174.


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