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Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquette) (Front)

Wing, right (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquette) (Front)
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Naples, Museo di Capodimonte

Inv. AM 10885


Height: 110mm
Width: 52mm
Depth: 3-7mm

Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; sun and moon.

Naples 1981: Paris, c. 1350.


Traces of two missing hinges on the left side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of polychromy in the architectural details: red and blue-green.Traces of two medallions in the spandrels.

Flat and smooth. Longer edges chamfered. Soprintendenza label with inscription: '4935'. Two holes in the underside.

Object Condition
Two holes in the upper corners.

Collection of cardinal Stefano Borgia (d. 1815); part of the collections of the Real Museo Borbonico which, in 1860, became the Museo Nazionale; transferred in 1957 to the Museo di Capodimonte.

F. Verde and G. Pagano, 'Guide pour le Musée royal Bourbon (Naples, 1832), II, p. 61, no. 1073.
A. O. Quintavalle, 'Medioevo ignorato. Avori gotici nelle pubbliche collezioni napoletane', in Crisopoli (1934), pp. 117-118, fig. 5.
Medioevo e produzione artistica di serie. Smalti di Limoges e avori gotici in Campania, ed. by P. Giusti, P. Leone de Castris, exhibition catalogue, Naples, Museo Duca di Martina, 1981, P. 106, no. II.7.
V. Tiberia, Il Museo sacro del Cardinal Borgia a Capodimonte (Naples, 1982), p. 166.


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