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Rosary bead, 2 faces (chapelet) (Side 1)

Rosary bead, 2 faces (chapelet) (Side 1)
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Religious. Memento mori. Old Testament.

Unknown location



Side 1: David in bust holding the severed head of Goliath; sword; helmet.
Side 2: Lucretia in bust.
Foliated decoration.

Williamson and Davies 2014: French or South Netherlandish (Bruges?), c. 1530.


Carved in the round.

Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1992, lot 242.

P. Williamson and G. Davies, Medieval Ivory Carvings 1200-1550 (London, 2014), in relation to no. 165.


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