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Foot of a cross - Foot of a cross

Foot of a cross

  • Object:

    Foot of a cross

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble

  • Museum number:

    152-1891

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This marble base is curved so as to be larger at the base. Each side is carved with a cherub's head, flowers and leaves.

Physical description

Foot of a cross, marble, four-sided; curved so as to be larger at the base. Each side is carved with a cherub's head, flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble

Dimensions

Height: 8.375 in, Width: 10.75 in

Object history note

Bought (with Nos. 151 and 153-1891), for 98l. 6s 7d.

Descriptive line

Foot of a cross, marble, cherub's head, flowers, leaves, Italian, 16th century.

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. 29

Materials

Marble

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Cherub heads

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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