Mirror-case back with two lovers meeting

On display

Details

  • Title

    Mirror-case back with two lovers meeting

  • Associated place

    England (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    14th century (1301 - 1400)
  • Material and technique

    ivory; metal

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    Vertical: 9.55 cm (diameter)
    Horizontal: 9.19 cm (diameter)
    0.97 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Elias Ashmole in 1677, from the Tradescant collection.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 2 | The Ashmolean Story
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1685.A.585

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Further reading

MacGregor, Arthur, ed., Tradescant's Rarities: Essays on the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum 1683 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983), 231, pl. CXVI

Hook, M., and MacGregor, Medieval England - Archaeological Collections in the Ashmolean Museum from Alfred the Great to Richard III (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1997), 56, illus. 56, fig.74

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 2 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), 163, p.564, illus. p.564

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