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Inkwell formed as a Running Boy carrying a Shell: M.17-1997

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

Inkwell formed as a Running Boy carrying a Shell

Maker(s)

Workshop: Severo di Ravenna

Entities

Categories

Description

Bronze, cast. Inkwell formed as a running boy carrying a shell, mounted on triangular footed base.

Notes

History note: The boy purchased in 1942, the base purchased in 1946 by Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958).; 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: 18.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Padua ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Sherek, Pamela

Dating

Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1530 CE

Note

The base is from the same workshop, and is appropriate, but not originally made for this figure.

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

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.17-1997
Primary reference Number: 14020
Old object number: B.17.
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_17_1997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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