4 Heraldic Shields by Unknown Artist

1) arms of the Venier family (centaur with mace and shield); 2) arms of the Ruia? (Rina?) family with three fleur de lys, mantled helmet and scrolls; 3) arms of the Pesaro and Tron families (cock with spreading wings and three mullets above scrols and ribbons); 4) winged lion of St Mark, open book inscribed 'Pax Tibi Marce Evangelista Meus'.

Details

Medium:
1) stone (Istrian); 2) stone (Istrian); 3) plaster & wood; 4) stone (Istrian)
Acquired in:
1931
Vendor:
F Cavendish Bentick

From a collection of architectural sculpture from Morton's House, Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Provenance

From the collection from Morton's House, Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Venue details

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734 www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing

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