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Tomb slab

Tomb slab

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    second half 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Limestone

  • Museum number:

    A.5-1912

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is part of an incised tomb slab made in second half of the 13th century in France. This architectural part showing an angel holding a candlestick with lighted candle in both hands is said to have come from Rouen Cathedral.

Physical description

Part of an incised tomb slab depicting an angel standing beneath a trefoil arch supported by two slender columns and holding a candlestick with lighted candle in both hands.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

second half 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Limestone

Dimensions

Height: 19.125 in, Width: 9 in

Descriptive line

Part of an incised tomb slab, and angle with an candle. French, second half of the 13th century.

Materials

Limestone

Subjects depicted

Angel; Candle; Trefoils

Categories

Architecture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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