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Tabernacle or Folding Shrine

Date:
14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Ivory with traces of polychromy and metal mounts
Dimensions:
Overall (opened): 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 in. (14 x 14 x 2.5 cm)
closed: 5 1/2 x 2 5/16 x 1 1/4in. (14 x 5.8 x 3.1cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.253
Not on view
[ Edouard Larcade, Paris (by 1906)]; Georges Hoentschel (French), Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Exposition d'art ancien. Lille: L. Danel, 1906. no. 228.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Ivoires, orfèvrerie religieuse, pierres. Vol. 2. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 36, fig. XXIX.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. p. 126 n. 1.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 139, p. 61.

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. no. XVII, p. 193.

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