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Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures; plaquette) (Back)

Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures; plaquette) (Back)
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Pesaro, Biblioteca e Musei Oliveriani

Inv. 3848 (3702)


Height: 99mm
Width: 6mm
Depth: 5mm

Nativity; shepherd; sheep; swaddled Christ.
Border of dentils. Pointed trefoils in the gables and in the spandrels.

Serra 1929: French, 13th century.
Martini-Rizzarsi 1990: North French, end of the 3rd quarter of the 14th century.
Cecchini 2012: French (?), end of the 13th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.

Flat and smooth with some scoring. Pen inscription: '3702' (former inventory number).

Object Condition
Pierced at the top with two holes for suspension; pierced at the bottom with one hole.

Collection of Annibale degli Abbati Olivieri Giordani (b. 1708, d. 1789); donated by him to the city of Pesaro in 1756.

A. Degli Abbati Olivieri, Di alcune antichità cristiane conservate in Pesaro nel Museo Olivieri (Pesaro, 1784), pp. XXXIV-XXXVI, pl. X, 1.
L. Serra, Arte nelle Marche. Dalle origini cristiane alla fine del Gotico (Pesaro, 1929), I, pp. 317-318.
Un ricordo di Annibale Degli Abbati Olivieri Giordani (1708-1789), ed. by A. Brancati, exhibition catalogue, Pesaro, 27 September-30 November 1994, p. 52.
La stanza degli avori: preziose creazioni eburnee sacre e profane tra Pesaro e Urbino, exhibition catalogue, Pesaro, Museo Diocesano, 8 May-16 September 2012, p. 21 (G. Cecchini).


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