The Wyvern Collection: Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Metalwork

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Paul Williamson

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This catalogue of the Wyvern sculpture collection, which is not open to the public, comprises outstanding European sculptures of the medieval period, as well as some Late Antique and Byzantine pieces and related works of the post-medieval era. Objects are made from wood, stone (including alabaster and marble) and terracotta. Also included are medieval works of art in metal, mostly consisting of crucifix figures (corpora), and other functional metalware such as aquamanilia (water vessels for the washing of hands) and candlesticks. This sumptuous publication will interest all those concerned with the material culture of the Middle Ages.

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Weight 2212 g
Dimensions 22.9 x 28.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 July 2018
Number of pages 384
Format Hardback
Dimensions 22.9 x 28.4 cm
Weight 2212 g