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  • Date:

    16th century (engraving (printing process))

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    From the Lanna Collection

  • Museum number:

    E.2648-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 68, The Whiteley Galleries, case 9, shelf 2

Physical description

Two designs for ornamental dagger sheaths. On the left design, Minerva with shield and spear; on the right, a half-length female figure terminating in foliage. Signed, between the points of the two sheaths, T B.

Date

16th century (engraving (printing process))

Artist/maker

Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

T B.
Signed, between the points of the two sheaths.

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm, Width: 8.3 cm

Descriptive line

Two designs for ornamental dagger sheaths by Theodor de Bry. Engraving print on paper. 16th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1910, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1911

Labels and date

Label attached to old mount, full text as follows:

'Two designs for ornamental dagger sheaths. On the left design, Minerva with shield and spear; on the right, a half-length female figure terminating in foliage.
Signed, between the points of the two sheaths, T B.
Engraving. (4 ¾ x 3 ¼) E.2648-1910.

From the Lanna Collection (970; S.1801).' []

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Sheaths; Woman; Shield; Spear

Categories

Designs; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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