Skip to main content

Panel: M.11-1904

An image of Panel

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Panel, ivory. The scene depicts two Evangelists. Above the architrave is the scene of Christ with the woman of Samaria at the well. A pair with M.10-1904.

Notes

History note: W. Bateman and T. Bateman, Lomberdale House, Youlgrave, Derbyshire; sold Sotheby's, 14 April, 1893, he Bateman Heirlooms. Catalogue of the First Portion of the Valuable and Important Collection of Works of Art & Antiquity formed by the late W. Bateman, Esq. & T. Bateman, Esq. Of Lomberdale House, Youlgrave, Co. Derby, p. 7, lot 29; sold to Frank McClean for £182 with the companion panel now M.10-1904

Legal notes

Frank McClean Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.6 cm
Length: 33.3 cm

Relative size of this object

33.3 cm13.6 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

6th Century
Circa 500 - Circa 600

Note

Panel, perhaps from an episcopal throne.

School or Style

Coptic

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved ivory

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-1904
Primary reference Number: 31614
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Panel" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31614 Accessed: 2022-07-04 05:02:06

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31614 |title=Panel |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-04 05:02:06|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

                <div class="text-center my-3">
                    <figure class="figure">
                        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa20/M_11_1904_281_29.jpg"
                        alt="Panel"
                        class="img-fluid" />
                        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Panel</figcaption>
                    </figure>
                </div>
            

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...