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Crab: M.23-1997

Object information




Uncertain Unknown


Bronze, cast


History note: Sold by Copper & Adams on 14 July 1941 (invoice: £18) to Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. 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: 8.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE


Purchased in 1941 as Italian 15th century, school of Riccio.

Uncertain origin

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.23-1997
Primary reference Number: 14125
Old object number: B.24.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_23_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 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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