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Relief for a casket: M.7-1957

Object information

Titles

Relief for a casket

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Relief for a casket, bronze, cast and chased with nymphs and centaurs supporting a cornucopia-framed cartouche.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.L. Hildburgh

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm
Length: 20.1 cm

Relative size of this object

20.1 cm6.5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1957) by Hildburgh, Waltar Leo, Dr

Dating

4th quarter 15th century
Circa 1475 CE - 1500 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Bronze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7-1957
Primary reference Number: 80482
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Relief for a casket" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/80482 Accessed: 2022-07-01 21:18:20

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