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Bracket - Bracket


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    end of 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Istrian stone

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This istrian stone bracket is carved on one side with flowering tendrils around a scrollwork device. On the other side there is a wreath with flowering stems and the front is carved with long leaves. A bracket is a decorative or weight-bearing structural element made of wood, stone or metal that overhangs a wall to support or carry weight.

Physical description

Bracket. Istrian stone; one side is carved in low relief with flowering tendrils above a scrollwork device; the other side has a wreath with flowering stems; the front is carved with long leaves.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


end of 15th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone


Height: 15 in, Length: 27.5 in, Width: 3.75 in

Object history note

Bought for £2.

Descriptive line

Bracket. Istrian stone, carved, 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. 230


Istrian stone

Subjects depicted

Stem; Wreath; Scrollwork


Sculpture Collection

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