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Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion

Date:
before 1085
Geography:
Made in Jaca, Spain (Setting); Made in Constantinople (Ivory)
Culture:
Byzantine (ivory) and Spanish (setting)
Medium:
Silver-gilt with pseudo-filigree, glass, crystal, and sapphire cabochons, Ivory on wood support
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/8 x 8 5/8 x 1 in. (26.4 x 21.9 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Ivories-Walrus
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.134
464015:2

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