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Pedestal - Pedestal

Pedestal

  • Object:

    Pedestal

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    end of 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Istrian stone

  • Museum number:

    1864-1892

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This pedestal carved from Verona marble bears a shield of arms.

Physical description

Pedestal. Istrian stone, of triangular section with incurved sides. In front is carved a shield of arms on a bend sinister, debruising a lion rampant, three quatrefoils.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

end of 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Istrian stone

Dimensions

Height: 10.25 in, Width: 11.5 in

Object history note

Bought for £1. 10s.

Descriptive line

Pedestal, Istrian stone, lion, escutcheon, Italian, end 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. 235.

Materials

Istrian stone

Subjects depicted

Lion; Escutcheon; Quatrefoils

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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