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figure / corbel

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1856,0701.1496

  • Description

    Female head, with regal coronet; carved in stone; the eyes and other parts show indications of paint; it bears a resemblance to the effigies of Queen Eleanor, wife of Edward I, and is probably intended for a likeness.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 14th century (?)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 19 centimetres
    • Width: 15 centimetres
    • Depth: 14 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2016 Oct – 2017 Feb, Spain, CaixaForum Madrid, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Mar – Jun, Spain, CaixaForum Barcelona, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Jul – Oct, Spain, CaixaForum Zaragoza, Medieval Europe.

    2015 11 Dec- 10 Apr, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland Museum, Medieval Europe, power and legacy.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1856

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1856,0701.1496

Female head, with regal coronet; carved in stone; the eyes and other parts show indications of paint; it bears a resemblance to the effigies of Queen Eleanor, wife of Edward I, and is probably intended for a likeness.

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