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Crucifixion: M.19-1917

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Current Location: In storage




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Plaque, ivory. Under a cusped and crocketted arch, Christ hangs on the cross, which is painted black. On the left is the Virgin, and on the right St John, each holding a book. The spandrels are painted black with two gilt trefoils.

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Given by Charles Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 1/4 in
Width: 1 3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05-10) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


14th Century
Circa 1300 - Circa 1400

School or Style

Gothic Medieval

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of gilt

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved ivory, with painted and gilded decoration

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.19-1917
Primary reference Number: 31686
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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