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Crozier Head with the Lamb of God

13th century
North Italian
Ivory, with traces of paint and gilding, silver pins
Overall: 5 3/8 x 4 9/16 x 15/16 in. (13.6 x 11.6 x 2.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Dmitri Schevitch, Paris (sold 1906); his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris (April 4–7, 1906, no. 141); Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(before 1911); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (by 1911–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
"Chronique des Ventes." Le Bulletin de l'Art Ancien et Moderne 298 (April 21, 1906). p. 124, (Schevitch sale no. 141).

Molinier, Émile, ed. Catalogue des Objets d'Art et de Haute Curiosité de l'Antiquité du Moyen-Age et de la Renaissance: Collection de M. D. Schevitch. Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, April 4–6, 1906. no. 141, p. 124.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Ivoires, orfèvrerie religieuse, pierres. Vol. 2. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 31, fig. XXIV.

Longhurst, Margaret H. Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory. Vol. 1. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1927. p. 59.

Cott, Perry Blythe. "Siculo-Arabic Ivories." PhD diss., Princeton University, 1939. no. 169, p. 56, pl. 64.

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