The Franks Casket Sculpture

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<p>A hand cast sculpture based on The Franks Casket on display in the British Museum (as shown in the fourth picture). <br /> <br /> The Franks Casket, also known as the Auzon casket, is a rectangular Anglo-Saxon box which is made from whalebone and dated to the 8th century. <br /> <br /> The original box was richly carved on the sides and lid in high relief with a range of scenes and accompanying texts in both the runic and Roman alphabets, and in both Old English and Latin. The box shows scenes from Roman, Jewish, Christian and Germanic tradition. <br /> <br /> This reproduction, hand cast in resin, has been inspired by the original and developed with the guidance of leading experts to present a complete version of how this magnificent piece could have looked.<br /> <br /> The model is handmade and painted in the UK by Andrew Lilley exclusively for The British Museum. <br /> </p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a hand-cast replica the Franks Casket.

This extraordinary resin replica has been made and hand-painted in the UK, and has been developed with guidance from leading experts to present a complete version of how the magnificent artefact could have looked.

The Franks Casket, also known as the Auzon Casket, is an 8th century rectangular Anglo-Saxon box which is crafted from intricately carved whale bone. Although many of the original faces of the box have been removed and replaced, the replicated carvings show scenes from Roman, Jewish, Christian and Germanic tradition, including the Adoration of the Magi and the story of Romulus and Remus, alongside texts in Latin and Old English.

An exquisite home ornament for a history lover.

  • Product Code: CMCR49940
  • Product Weight: 1.75Kg
  • Dimensions: H13 x W20 x L23cm
  • Material: Hand-finished resin, marble base
  • Details: Hand-sculpted in England by Andrew Lilley
  • Postage Weight: 3.50 Kg

<p>A hand cast sculpture based on The Franks Casket on display in the British Museum (as shown in the fourth picture). <br /> <br /> The Franks Casket, also known as the Auzon casket, is a rectangular Anglo-Saxon box which is made from whalebone and dated to the 8th century. <br /> <br /> The original box was richly carved on the sides and lid in high relief with a range of scenes and accompanying texts in both the runic and Roman alphabets, and in both Old English and Latin. The box shows scenes from Roman, Jewish, Christian and Germanic tradition. <br /> <br /> This reproduction, hand cast in resin, has been inspired by the original and developed with the guidance of leading experts to present a complete version of how this magnificent piece could have looked.<br /> <br /> The model is handmade and painted in the UK by Andrew Lilley exclusively for The British Museum. <br /> </p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a hand-cast replica the Franks Casket.

This extraordinary resin replica has been made and hand-painted in the UK, and has been developed with guidance from leading experts to present a complete version of how the magnificent artefact could have looked.

The Franks Casket, also known as the Auzon Casket, is an 8th century rectangular Anglo-Saxon box which is crafted from intricately carved whale bone. Although many of the original faces of the box have been removed and replaced, the replicated carvings show scenes from Roman, Jewish, Christian and Germanic tradition, including the Adoration of the Magi and the story of Romulus and Remus, alongside texts in Latin and Old English.

An exquisite home ornament for a history lover.

  • Product Code: CMCR49940
  • Product Weight: 1.75Kg
  • Dimensions: H13 x W20 x L23cm
  • Material: Hand-finished resin, marble base
  • Details: Hand-sculpted in England by Andrew Lilley
  • Postage Weight: 3.50 Kg
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