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Right Wing of a Triptych with Saints Nicholas and Theodore

Date:
11th century
Geography:
Made in probably Constantinople
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 3/16 in. (12 x 4.9 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.190.99
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 303
The two saints on this triptych door would have flanked the central image when the triptych was opened.
comte Charles Lair, Paris; George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (until 1941)
Goldschmidt, Adolph, and Kurt Weitzmann. Die Byzantinischen Elfenbeinskulpturen des X.-XIII. Jahrhunderts. Vol. 2. Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1934. no. 137, pp. 18, 63, pl. XLIX, fig. 137.



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