Ivory leaf of a diptych by Unknown Artist

The right-hand leaf of a diptych with scenes from the Passion.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£75 ( Total: £75)
Acquired in:
1943
Vendor:
Retired seaman from Portsmouth

In two registers - upper showing the Descent from the Cross, lower showing the Entombment.

Provenance

Found by a retired seaman in second-hand shop in a south-coast town.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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