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Lavello - Lavello

Lavello

  • Object:

    Lavello

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    end of 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Istrian stone

  • Credit Line:

    Cavendish Bentinck Bequest

  • Museum number:

    1809-1892

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This istrian stone wash basin (lavello) is carved with three lions' heads beneath bands of facetted bosses and rope ornament. The two brackets are carved on one side in low relief with floral scrolls and fruit whilst the fronts are scrolled and carved with a long leaf.

Physical description

Lavello, Istrian stone, carved with three lions' heads beneath bands of facetted bosses and rope ornament. The two brackets are carved on one side in low relief with floral scrolls and fruit whilst the fronts are scrolled and carved with a long leaf.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

end of 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone

Dimensions

Height: 12.25 in of lavello, Length: 60 in of lavello, Depth: 15 in of lavello, Height: 15 in of brackets, Length: 28 in of bracket, Width: 4 in of bracket

Object history note

Cavendish Bentick Inventory No. 7

Descriptive line

Lavello, Istrian stone, carved, Italy, 15th century.

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

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1892. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1893. pp. 227

Materials

Istrian stone

Subjects depicted

Cable mouldings; Lion masks

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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