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Tisket: M.7-2000

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Sculptor: Haseltine, Herbert




Bronze, cast, partially silver-plated, standing on a straight-sided rectangular base of polished black and buff figured stone (marble?). The hound stands on all four feet with its right hind leg behind its left, and its tail erect. Its head is turned slightly to its left. The hound's head end of the base is cut and gilded with the inscription: .TISKET'/.HERBERT. HASELTINE. SCVLPT./ .MCMXLVIII.'


History note: Paul Mellon

Legal notes

Paul Mellon Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000-07-10) by Mellon, Paul, the executors of


20th Century, Mid
Production date: AD 1948


Haseltine was a French/American 'animalier' sculpture, particularly well-known for his equine sculpture.

School or Style

20th Century, Mid


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Base composed of stone ( marble?) Length 27.0 cm Width 13.0 cm
Part composed of plate ( partially plated in silver) bronze
Plinth Depth 26.8 cm Height 4.6 cm Width 12.7 cm
Sculpture Depth 29.3 cm Height 33.4 cm Width 8.9 cm
Dog Length 29.9 cm
Bronze Width 26.2 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On side of base at the hound's head end
  • Method of creation: Engraved and gilt

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7-2000
Primary reference Number: 12195
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_7_2000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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