Architectural sculpture by Unknown Artist

Six items of architectural sculpture including panel depicting a dog barking at the moon; panel with lion of St.


Istrian stone & marble
Acquired in:
F Cavendish Bentick

Mark; oval shield with helmet and female figure; 3 rectangular marble panels, originally part of a mantelpiece; pair of consoles. Part of a collection from Morton's House, Corfe Castle, Dorset. Morton's House is a 16th century Elizabethan manor house. Built in 1590 in the shape of an 'E' to honour Queen Elizabeth I, it has in more recent times been sympathetically converted into a nineteen bedroom hotel.


Morton's House, Corfe Castle collected by the father of the vendor.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 303 1966

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Mon – Thu, 10am – 5pm
Fri, 10.30am – 5pm
Sat – Sun, 10am – 5pm

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