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Knocker

Knocker

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    1592-1855

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

In the centre a female half figure with extended arms, holding a lion on each side.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Marks and inscriptions

In the centre a female half figure with extended arms, holding a lion on each side.

Dimensions

Height: 28.58 cm, Width: 23.50 cm

Descriptive line

Knocker, bronze. Italian, 16th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1855. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 72.
Penny, Nicolas. Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum. !540 to the Present-Day. Vol I, Italy, Oxford: 1992, p. 243.
Drury, C. and Fortnum, E. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Bronzes of European Origin in the South Kensington Museum. London: 1876, pp. 157-158.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Lion; Figure, female

Categories

Metalwork; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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