St. Petersburg

Photo: Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Image copyright: Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Made: 1150-1175 (ivory and enamels)/19th century (altar), Northern Rhineland, Germany, artist and patron unknown

Current Location: Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (Nr. 168)

Dimensions and Materials: 16.8 x 25 x 14.2cm; red porphyry, wood, champleve enamel, copper, metal, walrus ivory, bronze

Iconography: Philip, Thomas, James, John, and Bartholomew; six ivory figures (prophets?)

Inscriptions: PHILIPPVS S THOMAS S IACOBVS IACOBVS S IOHANNES BARTHOLOMEVS

Bibliography: Budde 1998, Nr.69

Website: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+applied+arts/194222