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Inkstand

Inkstand

  • Place of origin:

    Padua (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1500-ca. 1525 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    254-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is based on a classical bronze, and example of which is in the Louvre, Paris.

Physical description

Bronze statuette of a seated rustic boy holding a tub.

Place of Origin

Padua (made)

Date

ca. 1500-ca. 1525 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Width: 3.2 cm base, Depth: 4.7 cm

Object history note

Based on a classical bronze, an example of which is in the Louvre

Descriptive line

Inkstand, bronze, Italian (Paduan), ca. 1500-1525

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

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1864 In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 39

Production Note

Previously attributed to the school of Riccio (Andrea Briosco) 1470-1532

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Tub; Figure, Male

Categories

Sculpture; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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