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Animal figure: M.24-1997

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Object information

Titles

  • Ostrich

Ostrich strutting, with wings raised and beak open. Copper alloy, probably bronze, cast.

E.L. Paget Collection; His Sale, Sotheby's, London, 11-12 (12) October 1949, 'The E.L. Paget Collections, Catalogue of the well-known collections of fine Italian bronzes, majolica and European ceramics, Limoges enamels, ivories and sculpture the property of the late E.L. Paget, Esq.', lot 206; bt A. Spero (£260); sold to Lt. Col. the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek; 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.

Named entities

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

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1995

Dating

Maker(s)

Note

Described as 'Studio of Giovanni da Bologna, late 16th/early 17th century' when sold in 1949, and later attributed to Pietro Tacca.

Place(s) associated

  • Florence ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Measurements and weight

  • Height: 30.8 cm

Subjects depicted

Materials used in production

Techniques used in production

Associated department: Applied Arts

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: M.24-1997
  • Primary reference Number: 14023
  • Old object number: B.25.
  • External ID: CAM_CCF_M_24_1997
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Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020
  • Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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