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Secular. Hunting scene.

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Paris, Musée de Cluny-Musée national du Moyen Âge

Cl. 15348

Bone;wood (core);brass (fittings)

Height: 70mm
Width: 155mm
Depth: 95mm

Gathering of pears (?); man holding a club to beat the tree and make the fruits fall; female figure collecting the fruits in her skirt.
Body, front
Hunting scene; hunter holding a spear; dog; tree.
End, right
Running boar.
Body, back
Two dogs running; tree.
End, left
Running dog; tree.
Crosshatched background. Foliated border.
Bottom: chequered pattern.

Koechlin Number: 1325

Koechlin 1924: France, late 15th century.
Museum's opinion 2010: Flemish (?), late 15th century.


Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive traces of gilding and polychromy.

Bequest of François-Achille Wasset in 1906 (no. 9719).

R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 527; II, no. 1325.


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