Artist Flemish
Title
  • Shrine
Date 1430/1460
Medium elephant ivory, bone, wood, pigment, gold leaf
Dimensions Overall (shrine): 19 inches × 13 3/8 inches × 4 1/4 inches (48.3 × 34 × 10.8 cm)
Overall (statuette): 8 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 2 1/8 inches (21.6 × 7 × 5.4 cm)
Overall (sockel): 3 inches × 2 5/16 inches × 1 1/16 inches (7.6 × 5.8 × 2.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 23.149
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions On Base: DME REGINA MISERICORDI [?]ITA DULCED
Max Heilbronner (dealer), Berlin
R. H. Randall, Jr., The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Carvings in North American Collections (New York 1993), pl. 7, cat. no. 35, pp. 52-53

P. Barnet, ed., IMAGES IN IVORY: PRECIOUS OBJECTS OF THE GOTHIC AGE (exh. cat.), Detroit Institute of Arts, 1997, cat. no. 78, pp. 267-279