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Kneeling Youth with a Shell: M.10-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Kneeling Youth with a Shell


Sculptor: Campagna, Girolamo (After)
Founder: Unknown (Uncertain)




Bronze, cast. Saltcellar in the form of a kneeling youth holding a shell.


History note: Unrecorded purchase by Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Sherek, Pamela


19th century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1900 CE


The original model is conventionally ascribed to Girolamo Campagna.

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-1997
Primary reference Number: 14012
Old object number: B.10.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_10_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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