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Ivory panel, the Adoration of the Magi

elephant-ivory; carved

c. 1340 - 1370

9.2 cm height; 5.8 cm length; 0.3 cm depth


Place of Creation: England
Place of Creation: France


Panel, part of a set of writing tablets or a box: depicting the Adoration of the Magi, beneath a triple arched canopy, fixed in a red-velvet frame.

Literature: M.H. Longhurst, , Catalogue of carvings in ivory (Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1927, 1929), p. p. 24, img. plate XVII

Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.