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Crozier Head

Date:
12th–13th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 3/4 in. (12 x 12 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.224
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(sold 1911); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1911–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (1913–1917)
Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Ivoires, orfèvrerie religieuse, pierres. Vol. 2. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 30, fig. XXIV.

Breck, Joseph. "Pre-Gothic Ivories in the Pierpont Morgan Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 15, no. 1 (January 1920). p. 16.

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

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 50.

Cott, Perry Blythe. "Siculo-Arabic Ivories." PhD diss., Princeton University, 1939. no. 157, p. 54, pl. 62.

Bárány-Oberschall, Magda von. "Contributi alla tipologia dei pasterali in osso dei secoli XIII-XIV." Corvina 26, no. 1 (1953). p. 27, pl. I.2.

Monsters, Gargoyles, and Dragons: Animals in the Middle Ages. South Hadley, Mass.: Mount Holyoke College, 1977. no. 34, p. 22.

St. Clair, Archer, and Elizabeth Parker McLachlan, ed. The Carver's Art: Medieval Sculpture in Ivory, Bone, and Horn. New Brunswick, N.J.: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 1989. no. 50, pp. 90–91.



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