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Diptych, 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes)

Diptych, 2 registers, 4 arches across (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes)
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Religious. Infancy of Christ. Life of the Virgin.

Unknown location

Lost or destroyed


Wing, left
Register 1: Last Supper; Christ feeding Judas across the table. Death of the Virgin (Dormition); Christ holding the soul of the Virgin; apostles.
Register 2: Annunciation; vase of lilies; dove of the Holy Spirit. Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds; swaddled child.
Wing, right
Register 1: Crucifixion with the Virgin and saint John the Evangelist; rugged cross. Noli me Tangere (Christ appearing to saint Mary Magdalene).
Register 2: Adoration of the Magi; Entry into Jerusalem.

Koechlin Number: 0386

Koechlin 1924: France, 2nd half of the 14th century.


Collection of the Grand Dukes of Hesse, Darmstadt (in 1924). Possibly lost or destroyed during WWII.

R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, pp. 187, 191; II, no. 386.


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