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Bracket

Bracket

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White marble carved in bas-relief

  • Museum number:

    5796-1859

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bracket is made by an unknown artist in Florence in the 15th century.

It is one of the supports of a tabernacle or ciborium and is formed of two cornucopias, terminating in foliated scroll work, with a bas-relief of a cherub's head.

Physical description

This bracket, being one of the supports of a tabernacle or ciborium, is formed of two cornucopias, terminating in foliated scroll work, with bas-relief of a cherub's head.

Place of Origin

Florence (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

White marble carved in bas-relief

Dimensions

Length: 99.06 cm, Width: 45.72 cm

Object history note

Bought for £5 in 1859.

Descriptive line

Bracket, white marble, support of a Tabernacle in bas relief, by an unknown artist, Italy, 15th century

Materials

Marble

Techniques

Carving; Bas-relief

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia; Cherub head; Scroll

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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