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Tabernacle frame

Walnut, carved with pastiglia, gilded and painted. Base and entablature of principle frame has symmetrical ornaments, masks, eagles, dolphins, between classic moldings. The sides are formed by pilasters with vase motives. The inner frame decorated with arabesques in gold on black ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

Italian, about 1500

Object Place

Venetian?

Accession Number

42.307

Medium or Technique

construction: softwood (pine wood?), mouldings: close-grained hardwood (basswood?) carved, pastiglia, sgraffito

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements