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Figure of a Pope: MAR.M.259-1912

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Titles

Figure of a Pope

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

Figure, carved in boxwood in the round. The Pope wears the papal tiara and holds the papal triple cross in the left hand. He stands clothed in his papal vestments. The papal triple cross is made of metal, possibly the original (?).

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Triple Cross: composed of metal Figure: composed of boxwood Depth 5.7 cm Height 17.1 cm Width 6.6 cm
Plinth: Depth 7.4 cm Height 3.7 cm Width 7.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved boxwood in the round

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.259-1912
Primary reference Number: 30255
External ID: CAM_CCF_MAR_M_259_1912
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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