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Plaster cast of tiger head

  • PC/175
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: c150AD. Marble. Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Rome, Italy.

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Plaster cast of Parthenon Frieze

Original: Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the secon...

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Plaster cast of the Dead Christ Tended by Angels

  • PC/038
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Donatello, c1435–1443. Carved marble in low relief. Original currently in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. previously incorrectly referenced as 'Pieta' meaning a depiction of the Virgin cradling Chr...

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Plaster cast of architrave with foliage

  • PC/111
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Three leafed foliage. Bears a "Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris, 1910" maker's stamp. Annotated "37" and "351".

Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris

Plaster cast of tondo portrait of Andrea Mantegna

  • PC/066
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Gian Marco Cavalli, c1490. Marble and bronze. Original currently in the Mantegna Chapel, Basilica di Sant’Andrea, Mantua, Italy. Bears a "Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris, 1910 " maker's stamp.

Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris

Plaster cast of Corinthian capital with stylised acanthus

  • PC/139
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The Corinthian order is the most richly carved of all the orders. According to the architectural historian Vitruvius, the column was created by the sculptor Callimachus, probably an Athenian, who drew acanthus leaves growing around a votive basket...

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Plaster cast of Gothic capital

  • PC/120
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Bears "Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles" maker's stamp.

Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles

Plaster cast of fragment with foliage

  • PC/098
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Symmetrical panel showing curling leaves. Original: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. Bears "Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris, 1910" maker's stamp. Annotated "3.88".

Musée de Sculpture Comparée du Trocadero, Paris

Plaster cast of foundling roundel

  • PC/044
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Foundling roundel, originally glazed blue and white terracotta. Original: Andrea della Robbia, 1487, at the Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy. Annotated with numbers on reverse.

Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage Bruxelles

Plaster cast of relief from story of Romulus and Remus

  • PC/074
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Matron with bambini, sea god, domestic animals (bull, sheep and frog). Original: Marble. Ara Pacis Augustae (Altar of Augustan Peace), Rome, Italy. Bears "Musées Nationaux Moulage, Paris" maker's stamp.

Musées Nationaux Moulage, Paris

Plaster cast of stele

  • PC/204
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele in two parts; one with point and ornamented with fluting, the second with two flowers carved in relief. Original: The Temple of Thesius, Athens, Greece. Annotated with illegible lettering.

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Plaster cast of large leaf

  • PC/197
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Leaf, probably decorative architectural. Bears illegible maker's stamp, possibly that of Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage, Bruxelles. Annotated "6A" on reverse.

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Plaster cast of cherub with horns

  • PC/212
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Cast in dark brown. Head of cherub holding onto two horns, between two carved snakes and fruit.

Not available / given

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