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

Wing, right (part of a diptych), 1 register, 3 arches across (frise d'arcatures) (Back)
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Paris, Musée de Cluny-Musée national du Moyen Âge

Cl. 10904


Height: 150mm
Width: 110mm

Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls; cruciform halo; sun and moon; skull of Adam at the foot of the cross.
Beaded border. Pinnacles. Brickwork or tiled roof; capitals decorated with animal heads (lion heads?).

Koechlin Number: 0825

Koechlin 1924: France, 2nd half of the 14th century.
Erlande-Brandenburg, Le Pogam, Sandron 1993: Middle Rhineland, c. 1400.
Museum's opinion 2010: Middle Rhineland, c. 1400.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of polychromy (green in the background).

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Two holes.

The left wing was in the Langres Museum until 1977 when it was stolen (see related object).

Constantin bequest, 1881.

R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, pp. 301, 302, 303; II, no. 825; III, pl. CXLVIII.
La Passion du Christ dans l'art français, exhibition catalogue, Paris, Musée de sculpture comparée du Trocadéro, Sainte Chapelle, 1934
L. Grodecki, Ivoires français (Paris, 1947), p. 106.
A. Erlande-Brandenburg, P.-Y. Le Pogam, D. Sandron, Musée national du Moyen Âge-Thermes de Cluny: guide des collections (Paris, 1993), no. 179, p. 146.


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