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Portion of a frieze - Portion of a frieze

Portion of a frieze

  • Object:

    Portion of a frieze

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    end of 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Istrian stone

  • Credit Line:

    Cavendish Bentinck Bequest

  • Museum number:

    1820-1892

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This portion of an istrian stone frieze is carved in low relief with a wavy stem from which spring leaves and bunches of grapes. On either side of a shiels there is a bird.

Physical description

Portion of a frieze. Istrian stone, carved in low relief with a wavy stem, from which spring leaves and bunches of grapes. On either side of a shield is a bird.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

end of 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone

Dimensions

Length: 46 in, Width: 11.5 in

Object history note

Cavendish Bentinck Inventory No. 40.

Descriptive line

Portion of a frieze, Istrian stone, carved, leaves, grapes, bird

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. 228

Materials

Istrian stone

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Stem; Bird; Grapes; Leaves; Shield

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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