Diptych with the Deposition from the Cross and the Dormition of the Virgin

Ivory, paint, gold, silver and glass, gilded and painted | c. 1400

Unknown Artist / Maker

With its well-preserved jewel-like pigmentation, this tiny ivory resembles contemporary manuscript illuminations. Made in the form of a diptych (a painting or carving on two separate panels, usually hinged like a book), it is part of a small group of...
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