Ivory triptych by Unknown Artist

Ivory triptych made for John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter (1327-1369), his arms are on a small shield.


Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £700)
Acquired in:
Miss Seaborne

On the panels are Saints Peter, Paul, John the Baptist and Thomas of Canterbury. In the centre is a crucifix above the Madonna and Child. All figures are characteristically English except for the Mother and Child, who are in the style of Italian primitives.


Collection of Seaborne family

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8181 www.britishmuseum.org

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