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Panel: M.3-1926

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Secular panel, perhaps from the end of a casket. Ivory. Under an elaborate architectural canopy are two seated figures. On the left is a man with a falcon on his left wrist and the leg of a bird in his right hand. On his head is a strange broad-rimmed hat. The lady on the right strokes a lap dog which she holds in her left arm.


History note: Sir Charles Robinson; the Right Hon. F. Leverton Harris, London

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Given by the Right Hon. F. Leverton Harris

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 3/8 in
Width: 2 1/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


Early 15th Century
19th century
Circa 1400 - Circa 1430 Circa 1800 - 1900


There has been some doubt as to the genuineness of the panel. On 8th April 1931 M. Longhurst thought it a 19th century work. Its authenticity was also doubted by Eric Maclagan in 1926.

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Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved ivory

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1926
Primary reference Number: 31709
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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