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Tabernacle or Folding Shrine
Triptych with the Coronation of the Virgin
Tabernacle with the Virgin and Child and Scenes from the Life of Christ
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 304
The profusion of small ivory tabernacles, such as this one, carved withthemes relating to the glorification of the Virgin, in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Paris strongly suggests that these pieces derive from large altarpieces now lost.
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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