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St Francis: M.3-1921

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Current Location: In storage


St Francis


Production: Unknown




Ivory figure on a wooden pedestal. The Saint, tonsured and in his habit, stands in ecstasy. His right hand extended in front of him and his left hand is outspread at his side in a gesture of acceptance.

Legal notes

Given by Rev. E.F. Russell.

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Russell, E. F., The Rev.


17th Century
Circa 1600 - Circa 1700

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Components of the work

Stand composed of wood (plant material)
Base Width 4.6 cm

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Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1921
Primary reference Number: 31852
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 March 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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