Diptych, 14th century

  • French

Ivory

  • Overall: 3 7/8 × 5 3/8 × 3/8 inches (9.8 × 13.7 × 1 cm) Overall (left panel): 3 7/8 × 2 5/8 × 3/8 inches (9.8 × 6.7 × 1 cm) Overall (right panel): 3 7/8 × 2 11/16 × 3/8 inches (9.8 × 6.8 × 1 cm)

Gift of A.S. Drey

24.69

On View

  • European: Medieval C263

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Religious art
  • Magi
  • Ivory
  • Leaves (object components)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Carving
  • Relief
  • Ivory sculpture
  • France
  • Christ
  • Crucifixion

A.S. Drey

1924-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Art Marches On! Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, 1941, no. 28, p. 18 (ill) Mickenberg, D., ed. Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900-1600. Exh. cat. Oklahoma Museum of Art. Oklahoma City, 1985, cat. no. 85, pp. 241-242 (ill.). Randall, Jr., R.H. The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Carvings in North American Collections New York, 1993, pp. 82-83. Beuckers, K.G., ed. Mittelalterliche Elfenbeinarbeiten aus der Sammlung des Badischen Landesmuseums Karlsruhe (1999): pp. 61-62.

French, Diptych, 14th century, ivory. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of A.S. Drey, 24.69.