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Diptych with Scenes from the Life of Christ

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Made in Middle or Upper Rhineland, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Ivory with metal mounts
Dimensions:
Overall (open): 3 3/8 x 4 5/16 x 3/8 in. (8.5 x 10.9 x 1 cm) Overall (closed): 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 13/16 in. (8.5 x 5.4 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.293
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Baron Albert Oppenheim, Cologne(until 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Catalogue officiel illustré de l'exposition retrospective de l'art français des origines à 1800. Exposition universelle de 1900. Paris: Lemercier & Cie., 1900. no. 129, p. 265.

Molinier, Émile. Collection du Baron Albert Oppenheim: Tableaux et objets d'art, catalogue précédé d'une introduction. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1904. no. 77, p. 34.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume III, Plates. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 566, pl. XCIX.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 566, pp. 198,199,219,220.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 566, p. 217.

Little, Charles T. "Gothic Ivory Carving in Germany." In Images In Ivory: Precious Objects of the Gothic Age, edited by Peter Barnet. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1997. pp. 86-87, fig. VI-11.



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