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Korinthisches Kapitellfragment, bestoßen, von Portal 1, II, IV oder V sowie Portalrisalite Schlüterhof

  • Object
  • Andreas Schlüter; Werkstatt
  • Entstehungsort: Berlin (Stadt); Fundort: Berlin (Stadt)
  • 1701-1716

Rediscovered

Featuring foliage and spiral­-shaped ornaments, the capital originally crowned a column on the second floor of the palace. It was removed before the ruins were demolished in 1950 and taken to a builder's yard in the Berlin district of Pankow, where it was destined to be stored along with other fragments from the palace. However, this capital, along with other roughly smashed pieces, later ended up as landfill beneath a paved area, where it was rediscovered during excavation work in 1992. As the only surviving capital of its kind, it served as the model for recreating this structural element during the rebuilding of the palace facades.

Detailed information

Involved Persons/Corporate Bodies
Andreas Schlüter; Werkstatt
Period Produced
1701-1716
Exhibition Format
Original
Material
Sandstein
Dimensions
58 x 61 x 50 cm
Weight
223 kg
Places / Cultures
Entstehungsort: Berlin (Stadt); Fundort: Berlin (Stadt)
Exhibition Location
EG.077.02.P6 Wand Nord E0605
Exhibition & Module
DA03 Sculpture Hall / DA04 01 Video Panorama / DA03 EG077.02P6 Cabinet - North Wall / DA04 01 07 Parade Ground 1950-1973
Owner/Managing Institution
Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss
Credits
Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss
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