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Casket Front

Date:
19th century (Modern)
Geography:
Made in Aachen or Paris ?
Culture:
German or French
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 7/8 x 9 3/4 x 5/16 in. (9.8 x 24.8 x 0.8 cm) Depth with lock: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.173c
Not on view
[ Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris (sold 1893)]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. I. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891. no. Ivoire 79, pp. 51-52.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 1. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Ivoire 79, p. 52, pl. XXI.

Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité: antiques, du moyen-âge & de la renaissance: composant l'importante et précieuse Collection Spitzer. Vol. 1. Paris: Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17–June 16, 1893. no. 114, p. 22, pl. IV.

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

Beigbeder, Olivier. "Les Héros Romanesques des Ivoires Médiévaux Français." Connaissance des Arts 84 (February 1959). pp. 30–31.



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