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Bracket - Brackets


  • 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 pair of istrian stone brackets is carved in front with a long foliated stem surmounted by a human mask. The sides of these brackets are carved with scrolls.

Physical description

Brackets. A pair. Istrian stone; each is carved in front with a long foliated stem, surmounted by a human mask. The sides are carved with scrolls.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


end of 15th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone


Length: 26 in, Width: 11 in, Depth: 5.25 in

Object history note

Bought for £4, the pair.

Descriptive line

Bracket, Istrian stone, stem, mask, 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. 231


Istrian stone

Subjects depicted

Mask; Stem


Sculpture Collection

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