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Toad: M.30-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Bronze, cast. Toad with a young toad on back.


History note: With Copper & Adams by 2 Feb. 1940; purchased on 14 Oct. 1940 (invoice: £35) 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 Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, D.S.O., M.C., in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Padua ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1530 CE


Purchased in 1940 as Paduan, 15th century

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 6.7 cm Height 4.6 cm Width 7.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.30-1997
Primary reference Number: 14029
Old object number: B.31.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_30_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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