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ECL-Bm.4:2-2012

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Object number

ECL-Bm.4:2-2012

Object type

Identification

Title

Sarcophagus:griffins and floral scrolls; putti holding garlands

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Comments

Fa 3 no. 88 (formerly Fa 2 no.88)

Other number

Fa 3 no.88

Description

Content (description)

On chest two griffins with wings spread and forepaw raised flank object in centre composed of acanthus leaves, from base of which run floral scrolls. The griffins' tails turn into floral scrolls in which are putti and animals. A fantastic candelabrum stands at each outer edge. On lid six putti support garlands, two of fruit, three of leaves, over which are ritual objects.

Content (object)

drawing

Dimensions

height (actual size): 482mm
width (actual size): 758mm

Inscription

Villa Strozzi no.88

Inscription description

Villa Strozzi no. 88 written on front in pencil lower left as well as on reverse in ink

Materials & techniques note

red chalk on paper

Production

Person

Date

c.1710-1730

History and association

Previous ownership

References

• Amelung (I ; 256 Taf.26)
• Toynbee, Hadrianic School (216 pl. XLVIII, 3)
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