Brass Rubbing: John Ansty, Esq.
|Artifact Identification||Brass Rubbing: John Ansty, Esq. (1982.05.0149)|
|Artist/Maker||Kathleen H. Cairns|
|Period/Date||Medieval, 1460 CE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||99.0 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||41.5 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.0 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||Width refers to the horizontal measure of the rubbing (dowel rod and hooks). Depth indicates the thickness of the dowel rod from which the piece is suspended.|
|Materials||Paper, Plant--Wood, Metal--Steel, Pigment|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2/ 3.1% R) White (N 9.5/ 90.0% R) White (5Y 9/.5)|
From the exhibition catalog Brass Rubbings at Botetourt Gallery and Museum, College of William and Mary: "Stow-Cum-Quy--John Ansty, Esquire, 1460. Lord of the manor of Quy Hall and founder of the Chantry. In plate armour without helmet. The inscription and brass of his wife disappeared in 1880."
Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Brass Rubbings from the Collection of Kathleen H. Cairns, December 5, 1971 - January 14, 1972. Botetourt Gallery and Museum, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Catalog #6. Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Sufflok 1976. Spinke, Winifred. A Memento from Old England. Bury St. Edmunds, n.d.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns|