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Panel (possibly a writing tablet), 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures; tablette à écrire) (Front)

Panel (possibly a writing tablet), 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures; tablette à écrire) (Front)
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Religious. Crucifixion.

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Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Inv. AN2008.15


Height: 93 mm
Width: 52 mm
Depth: 3 mm

Crucifixion, with sword pointing towards the Virgin's chest; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers.
Pointed trefoils.

Warren 2014: probably Germany, late 14th century.


Flat and smooth.
Handwritten ink inscription: ‘Thos. Rogers County Hall’. Traces of a label at the top.

Object Condition
Extensive traces of shaving and tampering. Pierced at the top by two holes.
Missing: fragment along the left border.

Label with the inscription: ‘74’.

Thomas Rogers (b. 1804, d. 1855), Oxford; given to the Museum by Mrs. Thomas Rogers, St John's Street, Oxford, in 1864; Department of Western Art (WA1908.192); transferred to the Department of Antiquities in May 2008.

A List of Donations to the Antiquarian and Ethnological Collections in the Ashmolean Museum from the Year 1836 to the end of the Year 1868 (Oxford, 1870), p. 14.
W. Maskell, Ivories Ancient and Mediaeval in the South Kensington Museum (London, 1872), p. 164.
J. Warren, Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum, 3 vols (Oxford, 2014), Vol. 2: Sculptures in Stone, Clay, Ivory, Bone and Wood, no. 178.


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