Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, ‘Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory")’, 950-1025, Cleveland Museum of Art
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Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory"), 950-1025

Ivory
10 × 6 4/5 × 7/10 in
25.3 × 17.2 × 1.8 cm
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Cleveland
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The Mother of God is seated on a lavishly carved, high-backed throne. Two angels hover above, …

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Byzantium, Constantinople, Byzantine period, ‘Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory")’, 950-1025, Cleveland Museum of Art
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The Mother of God is seated on a lavishly carved, high-backed throne. Two angels hover above, drawing attention to the Christ child poised in her lap. Representations of the enthroned Virgin and Child have a long tradition in Byzantine art, stretching back as far as the 6th century. With one hand raised in blessing, …

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Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God ("The Stroganoff Ivory"), 950-1025

Ivory
10 × 6 4/5 × 7/10 in
25.3 × 17.2 × 1.8 cm
Permanent collection
Location
Cleveland
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