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Corbel figure: M.3-1910

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Corbel figure


Production: Unknown




Stone, probably limestone. Bearded, seated grotesque figure, holding its knees. Positioned in a sector of a circle.

Legal notes

Given by Lionel Harris

Measurements and weight

Depth: 30.0 cm
Height: 42.0 cm
Width: 12.0 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-07-20) by Harris, Lionel


Circa 1300 - Circa 1400

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

probably Limestone

Techniques used in production

Carving : Stone

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1910
Primary reference Number: 31243
Old object number: 166-1910
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1910
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 January 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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