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Left-hand leaf of an ivory diptych with The Throne of Mercy or 
Trinity
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Left-hand leaf of an ivory diptych with The Throne of Mercy or Trinity

Late 14th century

England(?) 14th century (1300 - 1399)

Carved ivory with traces of pigment and gilding

Length: 5.7 cm; Height: 8.2 cm; Width: 5.7 cm; Depth: 0.5 cm;

Acquisition
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
O.1966.GP.2

About this work
Probably England, 14th century

God the Father is enthroned

between the Virgin Mary and

Saint John, with the symbols of

the Evangelists in the corners.

Descending from the mouth of God

is the dove of the Holy Spirit. (Permanent collection label)



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