France late 14th century

Lot 1149: A late 14th century French carved ivory diptych with the Annunciation and the Crucifixion

Lempertz

May 16, 2018
Cologne, Germany

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Description: High-relief panels with plain borders. The panel on the left depicts the annunciation to Mary with the angel Gabriel and the dove of the Holy Spirit and on the right the Crucifixion with the Virgin and John the Baptist, both scenes beneath Gothic arch borders.This lot contains materials which require a CITES licence for export outside of the EU contract countries. We would like to inform you that such licenses are usually not granted.
Dimensions: Each panel 7.7 x 4.7 cm
Artist or Maker: France late 14th century
Medium: With remains of presumably original partial polychromy and gilding
Condition Report: The scene of the annunciation with a vertical hairline crack, minor losses to the edges, with old defective hinges.
Provenance: Private collection, North West Germany.
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