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Frog: M.25-1997

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Current Location: In storage








Copper alloy, probably bronze, modelled. The frog has a large hole in its mouth.


History note: Major James Stirling Home Drummond Moray, Abercairny, Perthshire; His Sale, Christie's, London, 27 June 1946, lot 52 [first part of two-part lot]; bt C.G. Cooper (£194. 5. 0.) on behalf of Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958), to whom sold 30 June 1946 (£199. 2. 0.); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek; bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, D.S.O., M.C., in his memory.

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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: 12.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Augsburg ⪼ South Germany ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th Century, second half#
Circa 1560 CE - 1600 CE


Purchased in 1946 as possibly by Riccio, but Southern German, possibly Augsburg

From a fountain

School or Style



  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

probably bronze Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Modeling (forming) : Copper alloy, probably bronze, modelled

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.25-1997
Primary reference Number: 14127
Old object number: B.26.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_25_1997
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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