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Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst

Inv. 692 (almost completely destroyed)

Bone or ivory

Height: 48mm (diameter)

Nativity; Adoration of the Magi; Annunciation to the Shepherds.

Vöge 1900: Northern Italy (Lombardy), c. 1450.
Volbach 1923: France (Burgundy?), 1st half of the 15th century.
Dokumentation 2006: France (Burgundy?), 1st half of the 15th century.


Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive traces of polychromy.

Object Condition
Almost completely destroyed: two surviving fragments.

Trotti-Trivulzi collection, Milan; acquired by the Museum in 1886 in Milan; undocumented after 7 April 1945; two fragments have survived and were returned by the Soviet Union to the Museum in 1958.

W. Vöge, Die Königlichen Museen zu Berlin. Beschreibung der Bildwerke der christlichen Epochen. Zweite Auflage. Elfenbeinwerke (Berlin, 1900), no. 153.
W. F. Volbach, Die Bildwerke des Deutschen Museums, Die Elfenbeinbildwerke (Berlin, 1923), p. 49, pl. 55.
Dokumentation der Verluste. Skulpturensammlung, VII: Skulpturen, Möbel (Berlin, 2006), p. 242.


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