Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Casket Fragments

Date:
10th century (?)
Geography:
Made in Constantinople
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
d: 3/16 x 1 x 1/8 in. (0.4 x 2.6 x 0.3 cm) e: 3/4 x 1/2 x 1/16 in. (1.9 x 1.3 x 0.2 cm) f: 13/16 x 1 1/16 x 1/16 in. (2.1 x 2.7 x 0.2 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.137d-f
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Connor, Carolyn L. "New Perspectives on Byzantine Ivories." Gesta 30, no. 2 (1991). pp. 100–103, fig. 1–3.

Speck, Paul. "Die Rosettenkästchen: Originalarbeiten oder Versuche einer Verwendung von vorhandenem Material?." Byzantinische Zeitschrift 86–87 (1993–94). pp. 82–85.

Connor, Carolyn L. The Color of Ivory: Polychromy on Byzantine Ivories. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. pp. 10-11, pl. II.

Cutler, Anthony. "Mistaken Antiquity: Thoughts on Some Recent Commentary on the Rosette Caskets." In Aetos: Studies in Honour of Cyril Mango, edited by Ihor Ševčenko, and Irmgard Hutter. Stuttgart and Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1998. pp. 46–54.



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