Ivory panel, the Assumption and the Dormition of the VirginOn display
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Panel from a set of writing tablets or from a box. In the upper scene the Virgin standing in a mandorla of clouds held up by six angels. In the lower scene the Virgin lies in a bed; Christ, standing, holds her soul flanked by ten apostles. Each scene beneath six arches. One of a pair with with WA2013.1.4.2.
Ivory panel, the Assumption and the Dormition of the Virgin
Datec. 1340 - 1380
Material and technique
Dimensions10.7 cm (height)
6.5 cm (length)
0.4 cm (depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)