Tabernacle with the Virgin and Child and Scenes from the Life of Christ, Ivory, traces of paint and gilding, French

Tabernacle with the Virgin and Child and Scenes from the Life of Christ

Date:
ca. 1300–1325
Geography:
Made in possibly Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Ivory, traces of paint and gilding
Dimensions:
Overall (opened): 7 5/16 x 4 13/16 x 13/16 in. (18.6 x 12.2 x 2.1 cm)
Overall (closed): 7 5/16 x 2 x 1 in. (18.6 x 5.1 x 2.6 cm)
center: 7 5/16 x 1 5/8 x 13/16 in. (18.6 x 4.1 x 2.1 cm)
outer wings: 6 11/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in. (17 x 2.1 x 0.6 cm)
inner wings: 6 5/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in. (16 x 1.7 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.122
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
George and Florence BlumenthalParis and New York (from at least 1919-1941)
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Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 3, Works of Art, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1926. pl. III.

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