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Triptych

17th century


Object Place: Europe, Russia

Dimensions

13.5 x 36.5 cm (5 5/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.554

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments

Center panel contains a half-length figure of Christ Blessing holding an open book in his left hand. Left wing, figure of Virgin with a scroll; right wing, St. John the Baptist holding Christ? in a cradle? and a scroll. Borders around all three, and blue and white enamel. On the back, a cross with spear and sponge, a temple (?) in the background, and the symbols of the four Evangelists in the corners.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Chandler and Co.