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Diptych, 2 registers, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, right)

Diptych, 2 registers, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, right)
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Wing, left


Religious. Infancy of Christ. Life of the Virgin.

Unknown location


Ivory;metal (hinges)

Height: 98mm
Width: 125mm

Wing, left
Register 1: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls; sun and moon.
Register 2: Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds; swaddled Christ; shepherd with a musical instrument (trumpet).
Wing, right
Register 1: Coronation of the Virgin; angel crowning the Virgin; two standing angels swinging censers.
Register 2: Adoration of the Magi.
Pointed trefoils in the spandrels.


Two hinges.

Collection of Georges Hoentschel (b. 1855, d. 1915), Paris: sale, Drouot, Paris, 14-15 April 1910, lot 17 (purchased by Sequei[...]). Collection of Paul R. G. Horst, Paris: Christie's, London, 28 November 1961, lot 81, pl. XXII. Christie's, London, 30 November 1983, lot 93. Sotheby's, New York, 10 December 1992, lot 33.


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