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Mirror Cover with a Lover Crowned
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Mirror Cover with a Lover Crowned


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Description This ivory, once the protective case for a disk-shaped mirror, represents a young man who kneels and is crowned with a wreath by his lady. The whole has a circular frame and originally had four crouching monsters filling the four corners, three of which still remain.
Exhibitions
  • Medieval Games of Love and War. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995-1996.
Provenance Victor Gay, Paris, by purchase; Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 23, 1909, no. 76; Jacques Seligmann, Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
ca. 1300-1325 (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.284
Measurements
H: 3 9/16 x W: 3 7/16 x D: 5/16 in. (9 x 8.8 x 0.8 cm)
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