Item PC/031 - King and Queen Column (Royal Portal Chartres Cathedral)

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PC/031

Title

King and Queen Column (Royal Portal Chartres Cathedral)

Date(s)

  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century ( Creation)

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1 item

Content and Structure

Scope and content

Also known at the Porte Royale, the West Portal was carved by 1150. The sculptures and reliefs were modelled on those in the triple west portal at St. Denis.

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(Not available / given)

Archival history

1904. Chartres Cathedral.

Custodial history

Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the museum and passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5).

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Dimensions: 5486 x 1400 x 590 mm

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GSAA/GOV/7/5

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GB 1694 PC/031

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GB 1694

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