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Diptych, 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquettes; colonnettes) (Front)

Diptych, 1 register, 1 arch across (plaquettes; colonnettes) (Front)
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Religious. Life of Christ.

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Baltimore, Walters Art Museum

Inv. 71.117

Silver-plated metal (hinges);ivory

Height: 66mm
Width: 45mm (open)

Wing, left
Adoration of the Magi.
Wing, right
Crucifixion, with jet of blood striking the Virgin's chest; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls; two angels holding the sun and the moon.
Rosettes in the spandrels.

Museum's opinion 2010: French (?), 14th century or 19th century (?).


Two hinges.

Object Condition
Missing: jet of blood striking the Virgin's chest.

Bought by Henry Walters from Harding in London on 15 June 1899; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.


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