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Diptych Leaf with the Crucifixion
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Diptych Leaf with the Crucifixion


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Description This large and coarsely carved ivory shows the Crucifixion beneath a single trefoil arch with a crocketed gable and two trefoils above. The Three Marys are at the left of the Cross, and John and a Hebrew at the right. The hinges are missing, and a break appears at the upper hinge slot. The surface is considerably rubbed; several cracks are visible.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Raoul Heilbronner Sale, Paris, June 22-23, 1921, lot 57; George R. Harding, London, 1921 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1921, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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Period
3rd quarter 14th century (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.277
Measurements
H: 7 13/16 x W: 4 7/16 in. (19.9 x 11.2 cm)
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