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Griffin

Griffin

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stone

  • Museum number:

    900-1906

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a pair of stone griffins. The griffins face each other, they have eagles' heads and wings and lions' bodies, and stand on rectangular bases with cut-off corners. They are made in France in the first half of the 16th century.

Physical description

This is a pair of stone griffins. The griffin face each other, they have eagles' heads and wings and lions' bodies, and stand on rectangular bases with cut-off corners.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

first half of 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stone

Dimensions

Height: 49.53 cm, Width: 26.67 cm

Object history note

Given by J. H. Fitzhenry in 1906.

Descriptive line

Pair of griffins, stone, with eagles' heads and wings and lions' bodies, France, first half of 16th century

Materials

Stone

Subjects depicted

Griffins; Eagle

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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