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Boar: M.7-1962

Object information




In the style of Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Sculptor)
Possibly Unknown (Founder)


Bronze, cast. The boar stands with its head turned slightly to the left.


History note: Peel and Humphris, London

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1962-10-18) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Late 19th-early 20th Century
Circa 1860 CE - 1930 CE

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 5 cm Height 9.2 cm Width 15 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7-1962
Primary reference Number: 13970
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_7_1962
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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