Triptych

18th–19th century


Object Place: Europe, Russia

Dimensions

6.5 x 16.9 cm (2 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.447

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments

Bronze with bright blue enamel background, worn in places. Centre panel Christ Enthroned,Virgin and St. John. Wings have three Saints each and inscriptions, the first on the left is St. George, others not identified. Outside of left wing, a medallion enclosing a cross and buildings in background. The inscriptions are in Sclavonic characters but they make no sense (L.W.).

Provenance

1909, gift of Chandler & Co through Charles F. Bacon to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Chandler and Co.