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Escutcheon: M.7-1931

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Escutcheon of painted and gilt wood, carved with two putti at the top and winged female figures below, scrolls and strapwork. The oval shield is charged with the arms of Priuli of Venice.


History note: Morton's House, Corfe Castle, Dorset

Legal notes

Given by the National Art Collections Fund

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by National Art Collections Fund

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of gilt

Materials used in production

Wood (plant material)

Techniques used in production

Gilding : Painted and gilt wood

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7-1931
Primary reference Number: 30377
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 October 2012 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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