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  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sirletti, Flavio, born 1683 - died 1737 (gem engraver)
    Natter, Johann Lorenz, born 1705 - died 1763 (gem engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sardonyx intaglio in a gold mount

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.557A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sardonyx intaglio bust of Ceres veiled, in a gold mount.

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Sirletti, Flavio, born 1683 - died 1737 (gem engraver)
Natter, Johann Lorenz, born 1705 - died 1763 (gem engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Sardonyx intaglio in a gold mount

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm, Width: 2.6 cm, Depth: 2.8 cm

Object history note

Medina and Messborough Collections

Descriptive line

Sardonyx intaglio bust of Ceres veiled, attributed by Bracci to the Roman gem-engraver Flavio Sirletti (1683-1737) or Johann Lorenz Natter (1705-1763), in a gold mount, West European, late 18th century

Production Note

Attributed by Bracci to the Roman gem-engraver Flavio Sirletti, or to Johann Lorenz Natter (1705-1763).

Materials

Sardonyx; Gold

Techniques

Intaglio

Subjects depicted

Busts; Veils

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Myths & Legends

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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