A & A spacer courtauld institute of art
quick search advanced search browse temp folder

12 panels (fragments of a box), 1 register, 1 ogee arch across (plaquettes) (Group, front)

12 panels (fragments of a box), 1 register, 1 ogee arch across (plaquettes) (Group, front)
enlarge image zoom image

Group, front

Religious. Passion. Life of Christ.

Repository Institution

To purchase an image

Paris, Musée de Cluny-Musée national du Moyen Âge

Cl. 435a-l


Height: 60mm
Width: 45mm (each)

Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas); Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter. (a)
Flagellation; Christ tied to the column of the Flagellation.(b)
Carrying of the Cross with the Virgin helping Christ.(c)
Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; one of the Holy Women; rugged cross; onlooker; sun and moon.(d)
Deposition with the Virgin holding Christ's arm; saint John the Evangelist holding Christ's other hand; Joseph of Arimathea holding Christ's body; rugged cross.(e)
Entombment with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist.(f)
Harrowing of Hell with Adam and Eve coming out of the Mouth of Hell; demon.(g)
Resurrection with three soldiers asleep, conflated with Three Holy Women at the Tomb; angel seated on the tomb; ointment pots.(h)
Noli me Tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene); tree.(i)
Christ appearing to the Holy Women.(j)
Christ appearing to saint Peter in his cave.(k)
Doubting Thomas (the incredulity of saint Thomas).(l)
Crosshatched background. Brickwork or tiled roof. Pinnacles.

Museum's opinion 2010: Flemish (?), 15th century.


Object Condition
Missing: lower part of the Doubting Thomas panel.

The Flagellation and Carrying of the Cross panels belonged to the centre of front of the casket as traces of the lock are still visible.

Collection of Alexandre Du Sommerard: acquired for the museum in 1843.

E. Du Sommerard, Catalogue et description des antiquités et objets d'art exposés au musée de Cluny (Paris, 1883), no. 1094.


© Réunion des musées nationaux - Jean-Gilles Berizzi.
This photograph is copyright protected. Any reproduction or representation of this image is strictly limited to private use. Any other use requires the prior authorisation of the Rmn. Cette photographie est protégée par le droit d'auteur. Sa reproduction ou représentation est strictement réservée à votre usage privé. Toute autre utilisation devra faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable auprès de la Rmn.

All images on this website are made available exclusively for scholarly and educational purposes and may not be used commercially.

spacer spacer spacer spacer
Please remember to acknowledge any use of the site in publications and lectures as: 'Gothic Ivories Project at The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk', followed by the date you accessed the site.