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Polyptych

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Franco-Netherlandish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, gold, niello, ivory head, hands & feet of V&C
Dimensions:
Overall (closed): 5 13/16 x 2 15/16 in. (14.8 x 7.5 cm) Overall (opened): 5 13/16 x 5 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (14.8 x 14.6 x 7.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.502a, b
Not on view
Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. I. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891. no. Orfèvrerie religieuse 73, p. 115.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 1. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Orfèvrerie religieuse 73, p. 119, pl. XIV.

Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité: antiques, du moyen-âge & de la renaissance: composant l'importante et précieuse Collection Spitzer. Vol. 1. Paris: Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17–June 16, 1893. no. 280, p. 50, pl. IX.

Ross, Marvin Chauncey. "The Reliquary of Saint Amandus." The Art Bulletin 18, no. 2 (June 1936). p. 188.



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