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Relief for a casket: M.8-1957

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Relief for a casket


Production: Unknown




Relief for a casket, bronze, cast and chased with a nymph, two sea-centaurs and a putto.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.L. Hildburgh

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.7 cm
Length: 10.0 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 - 1525

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8-1957
Primary reference Number: 80483
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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