Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Polyptych, Virgin in Tabernacle

14th century
French or Italian
Ivory with metal mounts
Overall (open): 4 5/16 x 4 3/8 x 9/16 in. (10.9 x 11.1 x 1.4 cm)
Overall (closed): 4 5/16 x 1 5/8 x 11/16 in. (10.9 x 4.2 x 1.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Baron Albert Oppenheim, Cologne(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (1906–1917)
Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 149, pp. 126, 127, 133.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 149, p. 66.

Egbert, D. D. "North Italian Gothic Ivories in the Museo Cristiano of the Vatican Library." Art Studies 7 (1929). p. 189, fig. 37.

Morey, C.R. "Italian Gothic Ivories." In Medieval Studies in Memory of A. Kingsley Porter, edited by Wilhelm R. W. Koehler. Vol. I. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1939. p. 193, fig. 16, pl. XIX.

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