Saint Michael and the devil; sword; heart-shaped shield.
Crosshatched background; roped border; columns; foliated decoration in the spandrels.
Molinier 1890: France, late 15th century.
Koechlin 1924: French, early 16th century.
Camps Cazorla 1949-1950: French, 15th century.
Camón Aznar 1951: Italian, 15th century.
Curved. The handle which was originally set into a chamfered slot in the back has been lost. A metal handle has replaced the original one.
Lower border chipped.
Central hole in the upper part of the panel.
Collection of Ernest Odiot: his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 26-27 April 1889, lot 29 (with engraving). Collection of Frédéric Spitzer, Paris: his sale, Chevallier and Mannheim, Paris, 17 April 1893, lot 158. In the Museo Lázaro Galdiano by 1949.
La Collection Spitzer (Paris, 1890), no. 123 (E. Molinier).
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, p. 335; II, no. 935.
E. Camps Cazorla, Inventario del Museo Lázaro Galdiano (1949-1950, unpublished).
J. Camón Aznar, Guía abreviada del Museo Lázaro Galdiano (Madrid, 1951), p. 17.
P. Williamson and G. Davies, Medieval Ivory Carvings 1200-1550 (London, 2014), pp. 402-403, in relation to no. 141.
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