An ivory diptych, Germany, 14th C.

The left panel depicting the 'Crucifixion' and the 'Death of the Virgin'. The right panel depicting the 'Pentecost' and the 'Ascension'.
Mounted on rosewood.

Dim.: 12 x 10,5 cm (the ivory)
Dim.: 14,5 x 14,5 cm (the frame)

Provenance:
- The collection of Charles-Gaston Esmangart de Bournonville, mayor of Saint-Maurice (1831-1905), Paris. A dandy aristocrat and habitué to the Egyptian court, he had a particular interest in Islamic art. Several works from his collection now reside in the Louvre's Islamic department, most notably the entrance gate to the Islamic room.
- The Davioud-Larminet collection, Lille, France.

Expert: Laurence Fligny.

Estimate: € 6000 - € 12000