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Plaque from Comb

Date:
14th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 3/8 in. (3.9 x 9.8 x 0.9 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.244
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Egbert, D. D. "North Italian Gothic Ivories in the Museo Cristiano of the Vatican Library." Art Studies 7 (1929). pp. 180, 183, 190, fig. 29.

Randall Jr., Richard H. Masterpieces of Ivory from the Walters Art Gallery. Walters Art Gallery, 1985. p. 232.

Williamson, Paul, and Glyn Davies. Medieval Ivory Carvings, 1200–1550. Vol. 2. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2014. p. 619.

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