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Diptych

Date:
14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Ivory with metal mounts
Dimensions:
Overall (opened): 6 11/16 x 8 1/16 x 7/16 in. (17 x 20.5 x 1.1 cm) closed: 6 11/16 x 4 1/16 x 1 1/16 in. (17 x 10.3 x 2.7 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.214
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Ivoires, orfèvrerie religieuse, pierres. Vol. 2. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 40, fig. XXXIII.

Kunz, George F. Ivory and the Elephant in Art, in Archaeology, and in Science. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1916. pp. 49–50.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 359, p. 185.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 359, p. 153.



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