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Diptych: MAR.M.256-1912

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Diptych, ivory. Left wing: Virgin and child enthroned with two angels holding tall candles. Right wing: Crucifixion with Virgin and St John. Both scenes are placed under a crocketted and cusped arch.

Notes

History note: Uncertain before C.B. Marlay, London (d. 18 June 1912).

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 7.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

14th Century
Circa 1300 - Circa 1400

School or Style

Gothic Medieval

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Ivory, carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.256-1912
Primary reference Number: 31671
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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