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Panel (stained glass): C.342-1991

Object information


Uncertain Unknown (Production)


Rectangular panel of two unequal sections. Stained and painted glass in brownish-black and silver-yellow stain. In the lower section there is a sheep and dog lying beside the foot of a stylised tree of vine which rises to the top of the upper panel. Standing on it there is a shepherd in medieval costume holding in his left hand a crook-cum-houlette (for throwing stones at intruders such as wolves). In rectangular lead frame with a bar about a third of the way up from the bottom.


History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.5 cm
Width: 13.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

School or Style

Gothic (Medieval)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Staining : Stained and painted glass in brownish-black and silver-yellow stain

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.342-1991
Primary reference Number: 28222
Packing number: EWA 815
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 8 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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