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Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst

Inv. 15/73

Ivory;rock crystal (?);silver (later fittings)

Height: 72mm
Width: 45mm

Annunciation; dove of the Holy Spirit.

Darmstadt and Munich 1999: Paris, c. 1400-1410.


Polychromy - Gilding
Original polychromy and gilding: blue, gold,

Metal casing engraved with foliated decoration and the intertwined letters 'MARIA' (post-medieval).

Acquired in 1972 from art dealer Julius Böhler, Munich.

Van Karel de Soute tot Keizer Karel, ed. by M. Bafcop, exhibition catalogue, Mecheln, Cultureel Centrum Burgemeester A. Spinoy, 1973, no. 56.
J. Rasmussen, 'Untersuchungen zum Halleschen Heiltum des Kardinals Albrecht von Brandenburg', in Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst 28 (1977), pp. 91-132 (p. 130).
C. di Fabio, 'La Pace di San Lorenzo di Portovenere, il Maresciallo di Boucicaut e Pedro de Luna. Un Promemoria per la Storia della Cultura Figurativa a Genova nell' autunno del medioevo', in Studi di Oreficeria, Bolletino d'Arte, Supplemento al no. 95, ed. by A. R. Calderoni Masetti (Rome, 1997), pp. 137-148 (p. 139).
Meisterwerke aus Elfenbein der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, exhibition catalogue, Darmstadt, Hessisches Landesmuseum and Munich, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, 1999, no. 56.


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