Reliquary Plaque with Christ Blessing, Walrus ivory, German

Reliquary Plaque with Christ Blessing

Date:
ca. 1200
Geography:
Made in possibly Cologne, Rhineland, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Walrus ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 11/16 x 2 x 1 1/8 in. (14.4 x 5.1 x 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Ivories-Walrus
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1965
Accession Number:
65.174
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 14
Macquina Collection, Barcelona ; [ Dealer, Spain (about 1963)] ; Private Collection, London (about 1963 - sold 1965) ; [ F. Kleinberger Galleries, New York (sold 1965)]
Hoffmann, Konrad, ed. The Year 1200: A Centennial Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 1. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. no. 68, pp. 61-62.

Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900 to 1500. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1985. no. 76, pp. 222-224.

St. Clair, Archer, and Elizabeth Parker McLachlan, ed. The Carver's Art: Medieval Sculpture in Ivory, Bone, and Horn. New Brunswick, N.J.: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 1989. no. 19, p. 55.