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On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Triptych

1320-1350 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

On the obverse scenes from the Life of the Virgin, on the right wing St Anne teaching the Virgin to read (above) and St Catherine and St Margaret (below); on the reverse scenes from the Life of Christ.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver, enamelled and gilded
Brief Description
Triptych altarpiece, silver, enamelled and gilded. England or Southern Netherlands, 1320-50.
Physical Description
On the obverse scenes from the Life of the Virgin, on the right wing St Anne teaching the Virgin to read (above) and St Catherine and St Margaret (below); on the reverse scenes from the Life of Christ.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.7cm
  • Open width: 13cm
  • Open depth: 0.6cm
  • Closed width: 6.7cm
  • Closed depth: 1.3cm
Gallery Label
TRIPTYCH Silver, in a frame of gilt bronze Decorated in translucent enamel with fourteen scenes from the life of Christ and the life of the Virgin English or French; about 1325
Production
Possibly made in England or Southern Netherlands
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
48-1867

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record createdFebruary 6, 2008
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