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Capital with Engaged Impost

second half 12th century
South French
Overall: 14 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 11 3/4in. (36.8 x 39.4 x 29.8cm) Base: 7 3/16in. (18.2cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Charlotte A. Kent, in memory of Frances Kent Lamont, 1991
Accession Number:
Not on view
Charlotte Kent, Orleans, Mass. (until 1991)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Twenty-First Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1990, through June 30, 1991." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 121 (1991). p. 35.

Benton, Janetta Rebold, ed. Medieval Monsters: Dragons and Fantastic Creatures. Katonah: Katonah Museum of Art, 1995. pp. 29, 36, fig. 77.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 89, p. 75.

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