The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Venice, Italy
  • c. 1510
    1800 - 1899 (nineteenth-century additions)
  • Chimney-piece
  • Limestone, slate, steel, marble and cast-iron
  • Object size: 179.1 x 216.2 x 40.4 cm, including 19th century additions
  • Date mark: 'MDXI' (1511) Possibly a later addition
  • S6
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Dated 1511 on a tablet beneath the dolphin’s tail on the left upright. Acquired by Sir Richard Wallace and probably installed in the Sixteenth Century Gallery c.1872-5.