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Four-sided relief (possibly fragment from a crozier; crosse; colonnettes; arcatures) (Side 3)

Four-sided relief (possibly fragment from a crozier; crosse; colonnettes; arcatures) (Side 3)
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Side 1

Side 4

Religious. Saints.

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Antwerp, Museum Mayer van den Bergh



Height: 80mm
Width: 30mm
Depth: 21mm

Side 1: Saint Peter holding a book and the key.
Side 2: Saint Bartholomew with a flaying knife.
Side 3: Saint Paul holding a sword.
Side 4: Saint James the Greater with a pilgrim's staff.
Tracery; blind arches; pinnacles; rounded trefoils; pierced quatrefoils in the gables.

De Coo 1969: France, 1st third of the 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2012: France, 1st quarter of the 14th century.


Carved on all sides.

This piece might have been a fragment of a crozier.

Collection of Carlo Micheli (d. 1895?), Paris: sold with the rest of his collection in 1898 by his daughter, Marie Micheli, to Fritz Mayer van den Bergh (b. 1858, d. 1901), Antwerp; upon his death, his mother Henriëtte had a purpose-built museum erected (1901-1904) to house his collection.

J. De Coo, Catalogue du Musée Mayer van den Bergh (Antwerp, 1933), no. 391.
J. De Coo, 'L'ancienne collection Micheli au Musée Mayer van den Bergh', in Gazette des Beaux Arts (Dec. 1965), no. 189.
J. De Coo, Museum Mayer Van den Bergh, Catalogus 2. Beeldhouwkunst, plaketten, antiek (Antwerp, 1969), pp. 109-110, no. 2100.
5x5. Mecenaat en gemeentelijke musea, exhibition catalogue, Brussels, 1988, p. 18.
KIK/IRPA database: http://www.kikirpa.be/www2/wwwopac/en/object.html [accessed October 2009].


Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp © Bart Huysmans and Michel Wuyts.

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