On the left are the Virgin and Child with saints; on the right, God the Father is depicted between Saints John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, with Saint George and the dragon below. These delicate openwork ivories, with their original color, were probably mounted under crystal covers as part of a locket reliquary.
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Artist: Date: 15th–16th century Accession Number: 54.135 Date: 15th–16th centuryMedium: Bone, traces of gilding and paint over wooden core with red silk interior, metal mountsAccession: 54.135On view in:Gallery 307