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Panel: M.3-1926

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Secular panel, perhaps from the end of a casket. Ivory. Under an elaborate architectural canopy are two seated figures. On the left is a man with a falcon on his left wrist and the leg of a bird in his right hand. On his head is a strange broad-rimmed hat. The lady on the right strokes a lap dog which she holds in her left arm.

Notes

History note: Sir Charles Robinson; the Right Hon. F. Leverton Harris, London

Legal notes

Given by the Right Hon. F. Leverton Harris

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 3/8 in
Width: 2 1/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton

Dating

Early 15th Century
19th century
Circa 1400 - Circa 1430 Circa 1800 - 1900

Note

There has been some doubt as to the genuineness of the panel. On 8th April 1931 M. Longhurst thought it a 19th century work. Its authenticity was also doubted by Eric Maclagan in 1926.

School or Style

Gothic

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved ivory

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1926
Primary reference Number: 31709
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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