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Altarpiece depicting the life of Saint Margaret.


The casket is carved with scenes of the legend of Saint Margaret as depicted in the "Golden Legend."
Height: 6.8 cm including feet, Height: 6.1 cm not including feet, Width: 10 cm, Depth: 7.5 cm including fittings, Depth: 6.4 cm ivory alone

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Three-winged altarpiece and shrine. In the centre a seated figure of the Virgin and Child between two Saints, life size and in full relief. When the altarpiece is open, the sculptures displayed are as follows;
Left wing: The Annunciation (above) and…
ivory statue of Saint Margaret coming out of the dragon.

The Butler-Bowden Cope
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