English - Grotesque Corbel, 14th century


Grotesque Corbel, 14th century

Scots pine, 36.5 x 66 cm (14 3/8 x 26 in.) overall


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner (as a set of six corbels, museum nos. S19e51.1-6) from the art and antiques gallery Bacri Frères, Paris for 3,000 francs by 24 July 1906.


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 170. (as perhaps Norman, Gothic period, 14th century or earlier)
Cornelius C. Vermeule III et al. Sculpture in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1977), p. 174, no. 228. (as English, 14th century)

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