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St Helen: M.9-1943

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Titles

St Helen

Maker(s)

Style of Unknown (Production)

Description

St Helen, carved in walnut in high relief, but hollowed out. She is wearing a crown over her veil and wimple. She is standing holding a piece of the True Cross.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Sigismund Goetze

Measurements and weight

Depth: 8.0 in
Height: 45.0 in
Width: 15.0 in

Relative size of this object

15 cm45 cm8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Note

South German style

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Walnut

Techniques used in production

Carving : Wood, carved in high relief
Relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-1943
Primary reference Number: 30159
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_9_1943
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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