ca. 1350-1360 (made)


Height: 10 in, Width: 9.5 in

291-1867 SCP

Ivory diptych representing six scenes from the Passion of Christ. Cologne ca. 1350-1360.

Ivory diptych carved in high relief with six scenes from the Passion of Christ.

This is an ivory diptych made in Cologne, about 1350-1360. This diptych depicts scenes from the passion of Christ in six compartments, each surmounted by four trefoil arches; to be read across both leaves from the top left-hand corner -the Entry into Jerusalem; Christ washing the Disciple's feet; the Last Supper; the Agony in the Garden; the Betrayal; the Hanging of Judas; and the Crucifixion.

Location: In Storage

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