Gothic Ivory Plaque (France, ca 1350)
In central position: the Holy Virgin with child Jesus surrounded by the bearded St. John Baptist with Agnus Dei in His hands and Saint Francis of Assisi showing his stigmata on the other side. Pointed arch crowned with pinnacles. Two perforations in the upper corners. Most probably used to decorate a book cover. Beautiful honeycoloured patina on the ivory.
In a 19th century silver frame with ring for suspension.
Similar panels can be found at:
Antwerp, Museum Mayer van den Bergh MMB.0451
Bloomington, Indiana University Art Museum 72.99.1.
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