Capital

French
Medieval (Gothic)


Object Place: St. Denis

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .435 H. .22 x .155 D.

Accession Number

19.646

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements

Capital and part of a clustered column. Soft gray stone. Each side of capital is different. Leaves, heads and a dog are carved in relief on it.

Provenance

Dikran G. Kelekian, New York. By 1917, sold by Kelekian to Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel