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Raumplastik: M.4-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Sculptor: Kricke, Norbert




Steel-wire with remnants of probably nickelled surface, appearing gold; rectangular slate base.


History note: Purchased from the artist by the donor in 1956.

Legal notes

Given by C.N.P. Powell, Esq., DSO, OBE, FRSL, MA, through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 12.9 cm
Height: 37.2 cm
Width: 38.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Dusseldorf ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986) by Powell, C. N. Peter


Mid 20th century
Circa 1955 CE - 1956 CE


Accessioned as having 'gold' paint


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Base composed of slate

Materials used in production

Iron (metal)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1986
Primary reference Number: 30846
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_4_1986
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 1 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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