themagicfarawayttree: “ Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. “Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the.
Adam Kraft of Nuremberg, Kraft's self-portrait (depicted) approximately life size & 2 assistants support the high Sacrament House - meant to hold the reserved host. It was common for German carvers to include self-portraits in works like