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Diptych: M.20-1904

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Right wing of a diptych, ivory. The subjects are in two zones under architectural canopies:
Above: The Coronation of the Virgin and two kneeling angels with candlesticks
Below: The Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds

Notes

History note: A note (dated 1857) on the back states the relief was Mr Younge's Coll. at Sheffield. 1893: T. bateman Coll. Sale (cat. no. 35)

Legal notes

McClean Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.4 cm
Width: 15.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

14th Century, Mid#
Medieval
Circa 1330 - Circa 1360

School or Style

Gothic

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Ivory, carved

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.20-1904
Primary reference Number: 31647
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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