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Fragment of a frieze - Fragment of a frieze

Fragment of a frieze

  • Object:

    Fragment 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:

    1822-1892

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This fragment of an istrian stone frieze is carved with a wavy stem with palmettes and leaves. In one corner there is a mask.

Physical description

Fragment of a frieze. Istrian stone, carved with a wavy stem with palmettes and leaves. In one corner is a mask.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

end of 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone

Dimensions

Height: 9 in, Length: 34 in

Object history note

Bought for £2.

Descriptive line

Fragment of a frieze, mask, palmettes, leaves, Italy, end of 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. 229

Materials

Istrian stone

Subjects depicted

Palmettes; Leaves; Stem

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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