Not currently on display at the V&A

Portion of a pilaster

Pilaster
16th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This part of a terracotta pilaster is decorated in relief with two cornucopiae tied together by ribbons in front of a plateau with a festooned border.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Terracotta
Brief Description
Pilaster, terracotta, two cornucopia
Physical Description
Pilaster, portion of. Terracotta; decorated in relief with two cornucopiae tied together by ribbons in front of a plateau with festooned border.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.625in
  • Width: 14in
Subject depicted
Summary
This part of a terracotta pilaster is decorated in relief with two cornucopiae tied together by ribbons in front of a plateau with a festooned border.
Bibliographic Reference
List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1892. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1893. pp. 66
Collection
Accession Number
489-1892

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record createdNovember 24, 2008
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