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Pilaster

Pilaster

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    second half 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble, porphyry

  • Museum number:

    55-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This marble panel is inlaid with a band of geometrical inlay in green and red porphyry and glass mosaic. The panel is Italian, probably Roman and dates from the late thirteenth century or early fourteenth century.

Physical description

Pilaster. Marble inlaid with green and red porphyry and glass mosaic.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

second half 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble, porphyry

Dimensions

Length: 109.22 cm, Width: 13.97 cm

Object history note

Acquired in Rome in 1882.

Descriptive line

Panel, marble, green and red porphyry, and glass mosaic, Italy (probably Roman), late 13th or early 14th century

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

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London: 1883, p. 6

Materials

Marble; Porphyry; Glass

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Architecture; Mosaic

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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