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Pedestal: M.21-1980

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 4


Production: Unknown




A grey and white marble column with a moulded rectangular top and tapering support.


History note: Wilton House; Cecil Beaton sale, 9th June, 1980

Legal notes

Purchased with the Marlay Fund, from Christopher Gibbs Ltd.

Measurements and weight

Height: 122.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Christopher Gibbs Ltd.


18th Century
Circa 1701 - Circa 1800

Components of the work

Base Depth 21.8 cm Width 32.5 cm
Top Depth 22.5 cm Width 37.7 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.21-1980
Primary reference Number: 98216
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 22 July 2016 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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