Biblical Scenes

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Date
1490 - 1530
Medium
boxwood
Credit Line
Musée de Cluny, Paris, France
Object Number
21.325
Location
Not currently on display
Institution/Owner

Dimensions

Overall Open (diameter): 45mm (4.5 cm)

Description

Inner: Annunciation, two angels holding shield; Outer: Virgin in the Sun, Man of Sorrows

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
Carved Latin inscriptions:

MVLIER AMICTA SOLE ET LVNA SUB PE[dibus] E[jus] [around Virgin and Child; source: Apocalypse 12:1]

ADORAM[u]S TE DOMINE IESV CRISTE BENEDICT[us] [around Man of Sorrows]

ECCE ANCILLA DOMINI FIAT MIHI SECVNDVM V[erbum] TV[um] [around Annunciation; source: Luke 1:38]

CONVESCENS IN EDVLIVM SE MORIENS DAT IN PRECIV[m] [around arms; source: hymn Verbum supernum prodiens]

[source: Sauzay 1861 pp 48-49]

Published References

Alexandre Sauzay, Catalogue du Musée Sauvageot (Paris: Musée Impérial du Louvre, 1861) , pp 48-49, no. 192

Catalogue Raisonné

Romanelli 56

Provenance

Provenance
Sauvageot Collection, Paris
Previous Owner(s)
Charles Sauvageot

Subjects

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