Plaque closely related to the 'Liuthard' group of ivories (which decorated the covers of manuscripts) made for the grandson of Charlemagne, Charles the Bald.
The Ascension by German, 860870
© British Museum
- Ivory Dimensions: 6 x 4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £84,375)
- Acquired in:
Group depends, both in style and iconography, on the Utrecht Psalter from the early 9th century, under Charles's father, Louis the Pious.