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Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst

Inv. 622


Height: 88mm
Width: 66mm

Standing Virgin and Child (Vierge glorieuse); two angels holding candlesticks.

Koechlin Number: 0559

Vöge 1900: French, 14th century.
Volbach 1923: France, mid 14th century.
Koechlin 1924: France, end of the 1st half of the 14th century.
Darmstadt and Munich 1999: Paris, c. 1310-1320.
Museum's opinion 2010: Rhineland (Cologne?), c. 1350-1375.

Style of the Master of the Berlin Triptych (Berlin Master)

Traces of two missing hinges on the right side.

Object Condition
Missing: one of the candles. Two drilled holes at the top.

Nagler collection, Berlin; acquired in 1835 by the Kunstkammer.

W. Vöge, Die Königlichen Museen zu Berlin. Beschreibung der Bildwerke der christlichen Epochen. Zweite Auflage. Elfenbeinwerke (Berlin, 1900), no. 107, pl. XXXI.
W. F. Volbach, Die Bildwerke des Deutschen Museums, Die Elfenbeinbildwerke (Berlin, 1923), p. 38, pl. 47.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, pp. 199, 203; II, no. 559.
T. Brandis, Zimelien. Abendländische Handschriften des Mittelalters aus den Sammlungen der Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, exhibition catalogue, Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, 1975-1976, no. 179.
D. Gaborit-Chopin, Ivoires du Moyen Age (Freiburg, 1978), p. 211 (in relation to Berlin, Inv. 628).
Meisterwerke aus Elfenbein der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, exhibition catalogue, Darmstadt, Hessisches Landesmuseum and Munich, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, 1999, no. 41.


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