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BZ.1939.8, Virgin Hodegetria, St. John the Baptist, and St. Basil from a Plaque

BZ.1939.8, Virgin Hodegetria, St. John the Baptist, and St. Basil from a Plaque

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Middle Byzantine, tenth century

Ivory, 16.3 cm x 10.5 cm (6 7/16 in. x 4 1/8 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this ivory from the Paris collector and dealer Nicolas Landau through the Paris designer Geoffrey Dodge in March 1939.

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