Caen Stone Niches with figures of Sts Peter and Paul
Created by Earley and Company
Date: March 1861
Usually date of exhibition rather than production
Object class: architecture (building and structural components), sculpture
Object type: niche, figure
Material: stone - limestone - caen stone, stone - marble
Description: 'two Caen Stone niches, 8ft 4in high by 2ft 1 1/2in wide, with pinnacles and crockets. Tops supported by marble columns and figures of Sts Peter and Paul placed in the niches, which are fixed in place either side of the chancel', £100 0s. 0d.
Notes: See also Caen Stone Canopy, £50 0s. 0d. and A Figure of Saint Elizabeth, in Portland Stone, £25 0s. 0d., all constituent parts of the same commission.
Makers, Owners and Exhibitors
Commissioned by Lady Clare
Citing this record
'Caen Stone Niches with figures of Sts Peter and Paul', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/object.php?id=msib3_1208779212, accessed 13 Dec 2013]