Figure of St. John by Unknown Artist

A figure of St.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 8.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Paul Woolston and Ian Melrose

John holding a book of Gospels. The figure once formed part of a processional or altar cross. There is a small square hole in the crown of the head that may originally have held a nimbus.

Provenance

Found near Colchester in 2001.

Venue details

Colchester Castle Castle Park, COLCHESTER Essex CO1 1TJ 01206 282 939 www.cimuseums.org.uk/castle

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Sun from 11am)

Share this article