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Belt pendant (Side 2)

Belt pendant (Side 2)
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Side 1



Repository Institution

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Inv. F 1512


Height: 93 mm
Width: 30 mm

Side 1: standing Virgin and Child; Christ holding a rosary
Side 2: saint Augustine of Hippo, as a bishop, with mitre, crozier and a heart.
Crosshatched background. Foliated decoration. Scallop shell niche. Twisted columns.

Kryzhanovskaya 2014: Flemish, late 15th century.


Carved on both sides.

Object Condition
Both sides of the pendant are worn.

Recess in the middle of the upepr edge for the belt.

Collection of Nikolai Petrovich Balashov (b. 1840, d. 1931), Saint Petersburg; donated to the Museum of the Society for the Encouragement of the Fine Arts (Muzei OPKh) before 1902; transferred to the Hermitage in 1919.

Katalog Muzeia Imperatorskogo Obshchestva pooshchreniia khudozhestv (Saint Petersburg, 1904), p. 434, no. 103.
Zachodnioeuropejska rzezba z kosci w latach 1100-1290 ze zbiorow Panstwowego Ermitazu v Leningradzie, exhibition catalogue, Warsaw, The National Museum, 1981, no. 26.
S. Vandenberghe, Ivory in Bruges. Treasures from Museums, Churches and Monasteries in Museum Bulletin (Musea Brugge, 2010), p. 26.
M. Kryzhanovskaya, Western European Medieval Ivories. Catalogue of the Collection (Зaпaднoeврoпeйскaя рeзнaя кoстъ Срeдних вeкoв. Кataлoг кoллeкции), (Saint Peterburg, 2014), no. 141.


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