Panel

1452 (made)
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Place Of Origin

Panel of wood from a stall back, oblong, the centre sunk and carved in relief with a male griffin facing left, rampant and crowned, within a lozenge, and foliage in the corners; a portion is inlaid with lighter and darker woods.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Carved walnut with intarsia of two woods
Brief Description
Stall back; Italy (Perugia), c1452. Walnut with inlay.
Physical Description
Panel of wood from a stall back, oblong, the centre sunk and carved in relief with a male griffin facing left, rampant and crowned, within a lozenge, and foliage in the corners; a portion is inlaid with lighter and darker woods.
Dimensions
  • Height: 54.5cm
  • Width: 71.5cm
  • Thickness: 3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • IMPRESA... ENDITE DI ...ULIO S... R.....FIRENZE (Remains of a printed label on the reverse of the panel. This is the label of the Italian dealer Giulio Sambon, based in Milan, Rome and Florence. (Personal communication from Matteo Mazzalupi, October 2019))
  • 792 (On reverse of panel. Handwritten in an adhesive paper label with blue border.)
Gallery Label
CARVED AND INLAID PANEL. ITALIAN; 15th century. 7-1890. Said to have come from Perugia.(pre-2006)
Object history
Bought with 8-1890 for: £57 from: Signor Bardini, Florence. Condition: 'Worm eaten'



Lent to GLORIA DELL’ARTE: a renaissance perspective, an exhibition at Philbrook, Art center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 28th, 1979- January 27th, 1980
Bibliographic Reference
GLORIA DELL’ARTE: a renaissance perspective, an exhibition at Philbrook, Art center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 28th, 1979- January 27th, 1980 (Oklahoma, 1979), cat. No. 79
Collection
Accession Number
7-1890

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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