Side 1: head of old woman.
Side 2: skull (Death); toads; worms; lizards; vermin.
Carved inscription: 'WI OU DEMAIN ANSI SERONS NOUS'.
Lowden 2008 and Museum's opinion 2008: Northern France or Flanders, c. 1500-1525.
Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of polychromy.
Carved in the round.
Thomson collection, Toronto: acquired from Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1977, lot 234, through William Redford, London; since 2008, The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto.
J. Cherry, J. Lowden, Medieval Ivories and Works of Art: The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario (Ontario, 2008), cat. 45.
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