Dumbarton Oaks

Photo: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Image Copyright: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Made: 1050-1075, Cologne?, Germany, artist and patron unknown

Current Location: Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C., USA (BZ 1937.16)

Dimensions and Materials: 15.5 x 23.8 x 10.7cm; red porphyry, walrus ivory, gilded copper, velvet (later addition), wood

Iconography: Christ on Cross, two angels; Annunciation, Nativity, Adoration; Peter, Paul, Andrew, James, Matthew, Philip, John the Apostle; evangelist symbols, Virgin Mary, Christ with crown of thorns

Inscriptions: PLVS VALVIT CVNCTIS IOHANNES VOCE PRECONIS / INQVIT EN AGNE D[E]I TOLLIT QVI CRIMINA MVNDI

Bibliography: Budde 1998, Nr.21; Canossa 1077 Nr.481; De Fleury 1887; DO Collection Handbook 1946; Gaborit-Chopin; Weitzmann 1972

Website: http://museum.doaks.org/objects-1/info/27011