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Maker: Unknown

Column with Capital Depicting the Adoration of the Magi

ca. 1150–60

Limestone

137.2 x 48.26 cm (54 x 19 in.) base: 69.85 x 45.72 x 48.26 cm (27 1/2 x 18 x 19 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., B.A. 1961
2001.79.2
Culture: 
French
Period: 
12th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Benedictine Abbey Sant-Martin at Savigny-en-Lyonnais, cloister arcade; collection Coquard (Savigny), 1892; G.B. Scley (Grasse), after 1925; on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Cloisters), 1979-2001.

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 213, 391–92, pl. 202 (detail), fig. 1.

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