Nonnberg Faldistorium
ID
 
594
 
Sorting Title
 
Nonnberg Faldistorium
 
Subject
 

Description: The faldstool is decorated with walrus ivory plaques.

 
Century
 
12th
 
Style Genre
 
Romanesque
 
Measurements
 
h.54cm, w.61cm, d.43cm
 
Format Medium
 

wood and walrus ivory

 
Original Location
 

Possibly from England, Northern France, or the Lower Rhine?

 
Descriptive Notes
 

Additions and repairs were made in Salzburg at the time of its dedication in 1242 by Abbess Gertrude II of Nonnberg. The faldstool was restored around 1430 in Salzburg, including replacement of the wood parts and substitution of paintings for some missing ivory plaques.

 
Current Repository
 

Salzburg: Nonnberg Convent

 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
21 S18 CvN F5,1 007174
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
Image of Nonnberg Faldistorium.