Medieval Ivories and Works of Art

John Lowden

The Thomson Collection contains examples of the highest quality of most types of medieval ivory carving, both secular and religious.
Publication date:
December 2008
Publisher :
Paul Holberton Publishing
Language:
English
Illustration :
80
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9781903470800

Dimensions : 241 X 279 mm
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£25.00

Overview
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The Thomson Collection contains examples of the highest quality of most types of medieval ivory carving, both secular and religious. These include large statuettes of the Virgin and Child intended to stand on altars in chapels, small versions for private use in the home, and folding tablets or diptychs with scenes from the life of Christ carved in relief.