Box in the form of a Crab

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Details

  • Title

    Box in the form of a Crab

  • Associated place

    Northern Italy (place of creation)
  • Date

    16th - 17th century (1501 - 1700)
  • Material and technique

    bronze

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15.5 cm (length)
    12.8 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

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

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1947.191.174

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Further reading

Wilhelm von Bode, ‘Die Italienischen Bronzestatuetten der Renaissance’, (1922), p.45 Pl.48

Lloyd, Christopher, Renaissance Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1980), no.7

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 101 - 103 no. 28

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