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Finial

Finial

  • Date:

    4th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.14-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This Egypto-Roman crystal finial was probably made in the 4th century. This is in the form of a single scrolled acanthus leaf.

Physical description

Crystal finial in the form of a single scrolled acanthus leaf.

Date

4th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 3 cm

Descriptive line

Finial, rock crystal, Egypto-Roman 4th century,

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

Cf. Longhurst, Margaret H. Catalogue of Carvings in Ivory. London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1927. Part I. p. 18.

Materials

Crystal

Subjects depicted

Acanthus

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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