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Fountain jet

Fountain jet

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Statuary marble

  • Museum number:

    4564-1858

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This fountain jet is in the form of a grotesque terminal female sphinx.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Statuary marble

Dimensions

Height: 95.25 cm, Width: 41.91 cm

Object history note

Bought, £25.

Descriptive line

Fountain jet, marble, in the form of a grotesque terminal female sphinx, Italy, ca. 1500

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1858. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 15

Materials

Marble

Subjects depicted

Sphinx

Categories

Architectural fittings; Sculpture; Stoneware

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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