Europe,France / Mirror Case for Hand Mirror / 1300/50Europe,France
Mirror Case for Hand Mirror

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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Name-CRT: Europe,France
Title: Mirror Case for Hand Mirror
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1301
Creation End Date: 1350
Creation Date: 1300/50
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: ivory
Dimensions: 3 5/16 x 3 1/8 in. (84 x 7.9 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1949.211
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Subject Description: Carved ivory protective cover for a woman's mirror, which would have been chained to her belt through hole at the upper left.Hunting party, couple on horseback, falcon on the man's wrist; theme of love and hunt combined as a young couple ride out to practice falconry; may have deeper religious significance; tall hat is a feature of highly moralistic works, may be a reference to vanity.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1949.211
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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