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Mosaic panel

Mosaic panel

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (Venice, made)

  • Date:

    1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Salviati & C. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mosaic, glass

  • Museum number:

    306-1874

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a mosaic panel made by Slaviati & co. in Italy in 1870. The mosaic is probably a copy from the narthex of the Cathedral of San Marco at Venice from the 13th century and depicts a swan within a circle in front of a cross.

Physical description

Mosaic panel of a swan within a circle in front of a cross.

Place of Origin

Italy (Venice, made)

Date

1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Salviati & C. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Mosaic, glass

Dimensions

Height: 46.35 cm, Width: 38.73 cm

Object history note

Bought from Salviati & Co in 1874.

Descriptive line

Mosaic panel, glass, copied by Salviati & co. at Venice, probably from St. Mark's Venice, Italy (Venice), 1870

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

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1874, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., p. 23

Production Note

copied by Salviati & Co., probably from the original in St. Mark's, Venice, from the 13th century

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Mosaic

Subjects depicted

Swan

Categories

Glass; Mosaic

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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