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An ivory diptych, Germany, 14th C.

This lot was sold on 2021-10-08 and is no longer available

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)

- 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 Larminet-Davioud collection, Lille, France.

Expert: Laurence Fligny.

Lot subject to CITES-regulations. Available for sale in the European Union only. For exporting outside of the European Union, a CITES export permit must be obtained. We can obtain this for and the cost of prospective buyers, please inquire. Buyers are responsible for adhering to local import rules. This lot is not available for buyers in the USA or China. We do not endorse the sale of modern ivory.

Price incl. premium: € 8.287,50