Angel sculpture

Description
This angel was collected by the Exeter sculptor and businessman Harry Hems, whose firm restored medieval churches throughout Britain. Recent conservation treatment by the museum revealed bright paint surviving under a layer of brown pigment.
Accession Loan No.
128/1937/H7
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
angel sculpture
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Full Name
projecting angel end
Dimensions
whole length 480 mm; whole W 290 mm; whole depth 190 mm
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Production Year Low
1400
Production Year High
1499
Family Group

Material
wood; oak; pigment
Collector / Excavator
Hems, Harry, Mr
Collection Site Name
Bere Regis Church
Collection Town
Bere Regis
Collection County
Dorset
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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