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Cast no.45

Dublin Core


Cast no.45


Romanesque capital.
Origin unknown.
Perhaps twelfth or thirteenth century European.
Location unknown.
H 15 in., maximum W 21 in.
Not in Metropolitan cast catalogue.

This is a characteristically Romanesque design, inventive and lively. Heads at the corners of the capital are equipped with arms that entwine with vines and scrolls. On the right-hand corner of the abacus is an inscription, so far unidentified.

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