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Corbel - Corbel


  • 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 corbel is carved with leafy branches, a guilloche band, rosettes and an eagle with outspread wings. A corbel is a piece of stone jutting out of a wall to carry any superincumbent weight.

Physical description

Corbel. Istrian stone, of Ionic form, carved with leafy branches, a guilloche band, rosettes, and an eagle with outspread wings.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


end of 15th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone


Length: 13.25 in, Width: 17.25 in, Depth: 8.75 in

Object history note

Bought for £1.

Descriptive line

Corbel, Istrian stone, guilloche, rossettes, eagle, Italy

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

Branches; Eagle; Guilloche; Rosettes


Sculpture Collection

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