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Gabled centre panel (fragment of a triptych or polyptych), 2 registers (colonnettes) (Front)

Gabled centre panel (fragment of a triptych or polyptych), 2 registers (colonnettes) (Front)
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Abbeville, Musée Boucher-de-Perthes

Inv. 1891.7.0.4


Height: 128mm
Width: 70mm
Depth: 9mm

Register 1: Crucifixion; Longinus piercing Christ's side; Stephaton giving Christ vinegar.
Register 2: Standing Virgin and Child (Vierge glorieuse); two standing angels holding candlesticks.
Tracery; blind arches.

Koechlin Number: 0050

Delignières 1902: 13th century.
Koechlin 1924: France, late 13th or early 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2013: Rhenish (?), 14th century.

Soissons group (Atelier du Diptyque de Soissons) (Koechlin 1924)

Traces of two missing hinges on either side.

Polychromy - Gilding
Faint traces of polychromy.

Flat and smooth.
Blue and white label with pencil inscription '55' or '56' (?). Round label with ink inscription: '662 Abbevil.' Printed label '747'. Hardly legible printed label: '88' (?).

Object Condition
Missing: some of the foliated decoration along the gable; right arm of the Virgin; left arm of Longinus.
Spear held by Longinus and staff held by Stephaton broken.

Given by abbé Dergny to the Museum in 1857.

Exposition Universelle de 1900, Catalogue illustré Officiel de l'Exposition Rétrospective de l'Art Français (Paris, 1900), no. 76.
E. Delignières, Catalogue du Musée d'Abbeville et du Ponthieu (Paris, 1902), no. 852.
R. Koechlin, Les Ivoires gothiques français (Paris, 1924), I, pp. 76, 85; II, no. 50.


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