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Brick

Brick

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terracotta

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Rev. Greville J. Chester in 1866

  • Museum number:

    270-1866

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a terracotta brick made in the 16th century in Flanders. This bric was found at Walsoken, Norfolk. The upper surface of the brick is ornamented with figures in low relief representing the arrest of a prisoner in civil costume.

Physical description

Terra cotta brick, the upper surface ornamented with figures in low relief representing the arrest of a prisoner.

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terracotta

Dimensions

Length: 9.84 cm, Width: 13.97 cm

Descriptive line

Brick, terra cotta, Flemish, 16th century

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

Inventory of Art Objects acquired in the Year 1866. Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol. 1. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 4

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Low relief

Subjects depicted

Prisoner; Figures

Categories

Architecture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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