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Book Competition

19 February 2016

This week’s competition prize is Gothic Ivories: Calouste Gulbenkian
Collection, by Sarah Guérin (Calouste Gulbenkian Museum/Scala, £25). Click here for your chance to win.

The first study of the Gulbenkian Museum’s outstanding holdings of gothic ivories, mainly from France, includes full-colour images of all the pieces in the collection. To put these in context, it also presents and discusses works in other collections.

For your chance to win simply answer the following question and submit your details here before midday on 4 March 2016.

Which European city was the pre-eminent centre for ivory carving in the 13th and 14th centuries?

This competition closes at midday on 4 March 2016.

For our last competition prize we offered Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV, by Charissa Bremer-David (Getty Publications, $49.95).

What was the name of the royal factory that supplied tapestries to Louis XIV?

Answer: The Gobelins / Manufacture des Gobelins

Congratulations to the winner, John Cleary.