Triptych, Gold, enamel, jasper, probably French

Triptych

Date:
late 15th century, composed probably 19th century
Culture:
probably French
Medium:
Gold, enamel, jasper
Dimensions:
Height: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.669
Not on view
Inscription: Exterior: (front, on banderoles) •PRIMO• ENITUM•PEPERIT•FILIUM•SUUM; (back, on banderoles) •ORA PRO NOBIS• •S•SEBASTIANE; interior: (on banderoles held by L'Epique and La Delphique), [1] SIBILIA EPICHEA; [2] SIBILIA DELPHICA
Sélys-Longchamps family ; Michel François, Baron of Sélys (in 1771) ; descendents of Sélys-Longchamps family (until 1909) ; Benjamin Altman , New York (until 1913; bequeathed to MMA)