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The Presentation in the Temple: M.9-1928

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The Presentation in the Temple


Sculptor: Unknown (Uncertain)




The Presentation in the Temple, two oak boards of unequal size, carved in low relief. To the right of the Virgin Mary and Child is a male figure, with one hand crossed in front and one beneath the Child. A female figure to the left of the Virgin Mary holds a basket containing two birds and a candle (?). The figures stand behind an altar.


History note: Dr James Whitbread Lee Glaisher ScD FRS (1848-1928), Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 63.0 cm
Width: 35.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


15th Century#
After 1415 CE - Before 1450 CE


M.7, 8 & 9-1928, relate to North German in the mid-15th century,

School or Style

Late Medieval

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Carving : Two oak boards of unequal size, carved in low relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-1928
Primary reference Number: 30275
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_9_1928
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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