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Torchère (stand): M.8-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Torchère of gessoed, painted and gilt wood with scrolling tripod base, the shaft carved with the torso of a nymph; one of a pair with M.9-1970.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Hamilton Kerr, 1970.

Measurements and weight

Height: 139.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Kerr, Hamilton, Sir

Dating

18th century
Circa 1701 - Circa 1800

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Wood

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8-1970
Primary reference Number: 98279
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 January 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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