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Mosaic

Mosaic

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble, porphyry

  • Museum number:

    58-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This round panel of white marble is inlaid with a disc of green porphyry surrounded by a band of lozenges in red. It is Italian and dates form the second half of the thirteenth century or early 14th century.

Physical description

Mosaic. A round panel of white marble inlaid with a disc of green porphyry surrounded by a band of lozenges in red.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble, porphyry

Dimensions

Diameter: 45.08 cm

Object history note

Bought in Rome in 1882.

Descriptive line

Mosaic, panel, marble, green porphyry and glass mosaic, Italy, 13th or 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

Inlay

Categories

Architecture; Mosaic

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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