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Diptych: M.22-1904

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Object information

Titles

  • Crucifixion and Martyrdom of Thomas à Becket

Right wing of a diptych, ivory carved in relief. The subjects are in two zones under architectural canopies.
Above: Crucifixion between Virgin and St John - two women support the Virgin and two Jews stand behind St John.
Below: The Murder of Becket, by three knights, opposed by a cross-bearer.

Hollingworth Magniac, Colworth, Bedfordshire; sold Christie, Manson & Woods, Catalogue of the renowned collection of works of art, chiefly formed by the late Hollingworth Magniac, Esq., (Known as the Colworth Collection), p. 82, lot . 256; sold for £32.11.0. to McClean.

Named entities

Legal notes

Frank McClean Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1904

Dating

Maker(s)

Measurements and weight

  • Depth: 0.9 cm
  • Height: 11.3 cm
  • Width: 7.1 cm

Agents depicted

Subjects depicted

Materials used in production

Techniques used in production

  • Carving : Ivory, carved in relief

Associated department: Applied Arts

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Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Tuesday 26 January 2021
  • Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

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