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Writing tablet, 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; tablette à écrire; frise d'arcatures) (Front)

Writing tablet, 1 register, 3 arches across (plaquette; tablette à écrire; frise d'arcatures) (Front)
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Secular. Courtly love.

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Niort, Musée Bernard d'Agesci

Inv. 914.1.142


Height: 78mm
Width: 39mm

Couple kneeling; courting couple (meeting of lovers); winged God of Love in a tree throwing arrows at lovers.
Rosettes in the spandrels.

Koechlin Number: 1202

Koechlin 1924: France, 1st half of the 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2013: France (Paris), 1st half of the 14th century.


Object Condition
Two central holes in the upper part of the panel.

Collection of Charles Piet-Lataudrie (d. 1909); Piet-Lataudrie bequest to the Museum in 1914.

E. Breuillac, Inventaire des objets légués au Musée de Niort par M. et Mme Piet-Lataudrie (Niort, 1916), p. 22, no. 381.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 441; II, no. 1202.
Entry on Alienor.org, Conseil des Musées: http://www.alienor.org/alienorweb/public/fiche_objet.asp?__TableId=32&__GroupId=286&__FormGroupId=37&__NoFiche=18170(accessed January 2013)


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