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Oil lamp cast in the form of a satyr's head: M.12-1997

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

Oil lamp cast in the form of a satyr's head

Maker(s)

Severo di Ravenna (Workshop)

Description

Bronze, cast in the form of a satyr's head on a separately cast claw-foot stand.

Notes

History note: Sir Alfred Beit Collection, no. 233; His Sale, Sotheby's London, 7 Oct. 1948, lot 112; bt A. Spero (£155); purchased in 1948 by Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC., in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Padua ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997-01-20) by Sherek, Pamela

Dating

Late 15th-1st half 16th Century
Production date: after AD 1496

Note

The stand may not be original.

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12-1997
Primary reference Number: 14016
Old object number: B.12.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_12_1997
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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