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Casket with Romance Scenes

Date:
14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Ivory with modern iron mounts
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 3 9/16 in. (7 x 15.6 x 9 cm) gr. thickness (of panels): 3/16 in. (0.6 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.163
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
M. Charles Mannheim, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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Darcel, Alfred, and Émile Molinier, ed. Exposition rétrospective de l'art française au Trocadéro. Exposition universelle de 1889. Lille: L. Danel, 1889. no. 126, p. 19.

Molinier, Émile. Collection Charles Mannheim: Objets d'Art. Paris: s.n., 1898. no. 16, p. 11, ill. unnumbered plate.

Migeon, Gaston. "Collection de M. Piet-Lataudrie." Les Arts 92 (August 1909). p. 7.

Loomis, Roger Sherman. "A Medieval Ivory Casket." Art in America 5, no. 1 (December 1916). p. 19.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 1262, pp. 479, 481.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 1262, p. 441.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 110.

Carns, Paula Mae. "Cutting a Fine Figure: Costume on French Gothic Ivories." Medieval Clothing and Textiles 5 (2009). pp. 61 n. 16, 76 n. 67, 79 n. 81, 90.

Carns, Paula Mae. "Remembering 'Floire et Blancheflor': Gothic Secular Ivories and the Arts of Memory." Studies in Iconography 32 (2011). p. 149 n. 6.

Lowden, John. Medieval and Later Ivories in the Courtauld Gallery: Complete Catalogue. London: Courtauld Gallery, 2013. p. 94.



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