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Pax

Pax

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    M.239-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This gilt bronze pax made in the 16th century Italy depicts the Entombment.

Physical description

Gilt bronze pax depicting the Entombment. Flanked by columns which support a pediment enclosing a cherub-head; scroll handle; on the back the initials PG divided by a crayfish.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 6.6 in, Width: 4.6 in

Descriptive line

Pax the entombment, gilt bronze. Italian 16th century.

Materials

Gilt bronze

Subjects depicted

Cherub-head; Crayfish

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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