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Openwork panel (fragments of a casket), 8 arches across (plaque ajourée; coffret) (Front)

Openwork panel (fragments of a casket), 8 arches across (plaque ajourée; coffret) (Front)
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Religious. Passion. Life of Christ.

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Baltimore, Walters Art Museum

Inv. 71.223


Height: 55mm
Width: 153mm

Agony in the Garden (Christ at Gethsemane). Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas). Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter; Christ before Pilate; Carrying of the Cross with the Virgin helping Christ; man holding nails.
Border of dentils; pierced trefoils.

Leeuwenberg 1969: France (?), last quarter of the 18th century to 1st half of the 19th century.
Museum's opinion 2010: North French (?), or Flemish, 15th or 19th century.

Master of the Agrafe Forgeries (Leeuwenberg 1969)

Part of the same ensemble as Inv. 71.222, 71.224-71.229, also in Baltimore. See related objects.

Bought by Henry Walters together with 71.222, 71.224-71.229 in Paris in 1923; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.

J. Leeuwenberg, 'Early Nineteenth-Century Gothic Ivories', in Aachener Kunstblätter, 39 (1969), pp. 111-148 (pp. 125-127, fig. 27).


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