Exhibitions/ Art Object

Plaque

Date:
ca. 1400 (?)
Culture:
French (?)
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall (without velvet mount): 3 9/16 x 5 3/16 x 1/4 in. (9.1 x 13.1 x 0.6 cm) Overall (with velvet mount): 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 1/2 in. (9.8 x 13.9 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.194
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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Little, Charles T. "The Art of Gothic Ivories: Studies at the Crossroads." The Sculpture Journal 31, no. 1 (2014). pp. 23-24, fig. 11.

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