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half capital with birds and vines
  • France
  • half capital with birds and vines, 1100s
  • Where object was made: Bearn?, France
  • limestone
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 38.1 x 46.5 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 18 1/4 x 10 5/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0074
Description
Literature

French Romanesque half capital from a double column covered with a rough interlace design in which are intertwined birds. The provenance is difficult to determine - possibly Poitou.