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Love-Scene: M.25-1933

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Titles

Love-Scene

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Ivory, carved in relief. The lady on left holds a dead bird in her hand and lifts her robe with her right hand. The man, who cups her chin in his right hand, has a hawk on his left wrist. The composition is closed on either side by a tree. Projecting from the rim are four dragons. There is a hole pierced at the top near the rim.

Legal notes

Given by Alfred A. de Pass

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.3 cm
Width: 8.2 cm

Relative size of this object

8.2 cm8.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by de Pass, Alfred A.

Dating

14th Century
Medieval
Circa 1300 - Circa 1350

School or Style

Gothic

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Ivory carved in relief

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.25-1933
Primary reference Number: 31711
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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

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