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Panel - The King

The King

  • Object:

    Panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Sir), born 1833 - died 1898 (designer)
    Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stained and painted glass

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. R. Holliday

  • Museum number:

    C.323-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panel. Half length figure of a beardless king. Left hand upraised. On his breast an amulet (?) in the form of a bear. Upper right hand corner, a shield of arms. Ground diapered with foliage. Blue, green and yellow.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Sir), born 1833 - died 1898 (designer)
Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Stained and painted glass

Dimensions

Height: 13.25 in, Width: 7.25 in

Descriptive line

Clear and coloured glass with painted and stained decoration depicting 'The King'. Designed by Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris. Made by Morris & Co. English, c.1860.

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

Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419
Sewter, A. Charles, The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle, Yale University Press, 1974

Materials

Stained glass

Subjects depicted

Leaf; Bear; Crown

Categories

ELISE; Stained Glass; British Galleries

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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