Candlestick in the form of an angel holding a trumpet

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Details

  • Title

    Candlestick in the form of an angel holding a trumpet

  • Artist/maker

    Antonio Gai (1686 - 1769) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1749
  • Material and technique

    bronze, oil gilding

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    52.8 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund and the France Fund, 1960.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 46 | Baroque Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1960.74

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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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