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Mirror Case with Lovers

Date:
14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 5/16in. (8.4 x 8.5 x 0.8cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.521.1
Not on view
Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris (sold 1893); Dmitri Schevitch, Paris (sold 1906); his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris (April 4–7, 1906, no. 154); Claudius Côte(in 1906); Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Levy Hermanos, Paris and New York (until 1979)
La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. I. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 1. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Ivoire 62, p. 48.

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. 97, p. 19, pl. III.

"La Collection de M. Claudius Côte." Les Arts 5, no. 59 (November 1906). p. 31, ill.

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. 154.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 1015, pp. 373–74.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. pp. 380 n. 2, 382 n. 2.

Randall Jr., Richard H. Masterpieces of Ivory from the Walters Art Gallery. Walters Art Gallery, 1985. p. 224.

Sutton, Denys, ed. Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Yokohama: Yokohama Museum of Art, 1989. no. 18, pp. 72–73, ill.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 161, p. 137.



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