Writing casket with Medusa heads and centaurs

Details

  • Title

    Writing casket with Medusa heads and centaurs

  • Associated place

    Italy (place of creation)
  • Date

    19th century (1801 - 1900)
  • Material and technique

    bronze

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    including feet 21.8 cm (length)
    including feet 12.6 cm (width)
    including feet 9.3 cm (height)
    casket 20.4 cm (length)
    casket 11.7 cm (width)
    casket 6.7 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1947.191.172

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Further reading

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 65 - 71 no. 16

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