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Ivory panel for the so-called Grado Chair - St. Mark Baptizing Anianos

Ivory panel for the so-called Grado Chair - St. Mark Baptizing Anianos

This ivory plaque depicts Christ's crucifixion with Mary and St. John the Evangelist mourning at either side of the cross. The plaque was originally the center of a triptych. 2nd half 10th century (Medieval)

This ivory plaque depicts Christ's crucifixion with Mary and St. John the Evangelist mourning at either side of the cross. The plaque was originally the center of a triptych. 2nd half 10th century (Medieval)

The State Hermitage   Plaque with Christ passing the keys  to St.Peter,9th cent. Fom Italy,ivory

The State Hermitage Plaque with Christ passing the keys to St.Peter,9th cent. Fom Italy,ivory

Rome vers 400  Partie latérale d'un feuillet de diptyque en cinq parties : Guérison de l'hémorroïsse, du paralytique, du possédé  Ivoire H. : 19,70 cm. ; L. : 7,90 cm. ; Pr. : 0,80 cm.  Des fragments provenant du même diptyque sont conservés aux musées de Berlin, Munich et Nevers, l'ivoire de l'Ascension de Munich pouvant constituer l'une des parties centrales.

Rome vers 400 Partie latérale d'un feuillet de diptyque en cinq parties : Guérison de l'hémorroïsse, du paralytique, du possédé Ivoire H. : 19,70 cm. ; L. : 7,90 cm. ; Pr. : 0,80 cm. Des fragments provenant du même diptyque sont conservés aux musées de Berlin, Munich et Nevers, l'ivoire de l'Ascension de Munich pouvant constituer l'une des parties centrales.

Plaque, ivory, depicting Saint Paul with scroll, Germany (probably Franconia or Saxony), first quarter of century. Museum Number

Late 10th century Byzantine; This plaque depicts the Crucifixion with the mourning Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist. Apart from the inclusion of a canopy supported by columns, this ivory also differs from its contemporaries in its style; here the artist has carved his figures with much rounder faces and softer folds of drapery. The plaque was originally part of a triptych... It was originally part of a group of ivories called the Nicephoros Group

Late 10th century Byzantine; This plaque depicts the Crucifixion with the mourning Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist. Apart from the inclusion of a canopy supported by columns, this ivory also differs from its contemporaries in its style; here the artist has carved his figures with much rounder faces and softer folds of drapery. The plaque was originally part of a triptych... It was originally part of a group of ivories called the Nicephoros Group

Byzantine Ivory, 10th century; The Crucifixion is one of the most common themes carved on Byzantine ivory triptychs. While Saint John the Evangelist usually carries a Gospel Book, this ivory depicts him with both hands raised in adoration. The Virgin's hands are covered with a fold of her mantle, a gesture of indicating grief. All of the faces have been worn down over time, a clear indication that the ivory was stroked and rubbed during devotional prayers (actually likely kissed in…

Byzantine Ivory, 10th century; The Crucifixion is one of the most common themes carved on Byzantine ivory triptychs. While Saint John the Evangelist usually carries a Gospel Book, this ivory depicts him with both hands raised in adoration. The Virgin's hands are covered with a fold of her mantle, a gesture of indicating grief. All of the faces have been worn down over time, a clear indication that the ivory was stroked and rubbed during devotional prayers (actually likely kissed in…

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