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Pilaster - Pilaster

Pilaster

  • Object:

    Pilaster

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stone

  • Museum number:

    42-1891

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This stone pilaster is carved in relief with masks and floral scrollwork and surmounted by a cherub's head.

Physical description

Pilaster, stone, of triangular section; the two narrower sides are carved in relief with masks and floral scrollwork, and surmounted by a cherub's head.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stone

Dimensions

Length: 27.25 in, Width: 6.5 in

Object history note

Bought (Nos. 9 to 45, 2,450 l 1 s 11d).

Descriptive line

Pilaster, stone, masks, stonework, Italian.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1891. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1892. pp. 11

Production Note

possibly modern.

Materials

Stone

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Masks; Scrollwork; Cherub heads

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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