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Statue

Statue

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Walnut, carved

  • Museum number:

    A.3-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This carved walnut bearded head represents a Pope, or perhaps St Peter. It was made in France in the 14th century. The head wears a tiara carved with a single crown around the base, although two incised circles above may be the traces of two other crowns, now lost.

Physical description

Head of a Pope, or St. Peter. A bearded head wearing a tiara carved with a single crown around the base; above are two incised circles which may possibly make the traces of two other crowns.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Walnut, carved

Dimensions

Height: 15 in

Descriptive line

Statue, head of a Pope or St. Peter. French 14th century.

Materials

Walnut

Techniques

Carving

Subjects depicted

Popes

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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