Oil-lamp in the form of a boat

On display


  • Title

    Oil-lamp in the form of a boat

  • Artist/maker

    Andrea Briosco ("il Riccio") (c. 1470 - 1532)
  • Associated place

    Italy (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    1500 - 1510
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    5.7 cm (height)
    16.9 cm (length)
    6.8 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Wilhelm von Bode, ‘Die Italienischen Bronzestatuetten der Renaissance’, (1922), p.49 Pl.61

Lloyd, Christopher, Renaissance Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1980), no.8

Allen, Denise, Motture, Peta, Andrea Riccio: Renaissance master of bronze (New York, 2008), illus. 17

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 104 - 108 no. 29

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