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Capital

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Capital and part of a clustered column. Soft gray stone. Each side of capital is different. Leaves, heads and a dog are carved in relief on it.

Provenance

With Kelekian; By 1917, sold by Kelekian to Hervey E. Wetzel; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

French, Medieval (Gothic),

Object Place

St. Denis

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .435 H. .22 x .155 D.

Accession Number

19.646

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements