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Comb

Date:
late 15th or early 16th century
Culture:
North French
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/4 x 5 15/16 x 1/4 in. (12.1 x 15.1 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.262
Not on view
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. 46, fig. XXXIX.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 1160, p. 429.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 1160, p. 415.

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. 69, pp. 108–10.

Krohn, Deborah L., Ulrich Leben, and Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, ed. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2013. no. 133, p. 169.



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