Spoliation Information for Left panel of diptych. Carved with the Virgin and Child with St John the Baptist and St Katherine

Ivory, 94 by 64 by 8mm

Acquisition: Purchased from Mrs P Nelson, 1953
Reference: 53.114.278

PROVENANCE

Philip Nelson by 1949.

QUESTIONS IN THE OPERATIVE PERIOD
  • How and when acquired by Philip Nelson?
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Philip Nelson known to have been collecting in the 1930s and 40s
  • This item published by him: 'A French armorial ivory of the 14th century', Transactions of the Historical Society of Lancashire and Cheshire vol. 101 (1949), pp63-64.
  • This piece was previously assumed to be French.