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Salver

Salver

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century or 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rock-crystal

  • Museum number:

    318-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This salver of rock-crystal is in the form of an octagonal plateau with plaques of rock-crystal set in a frame of gilt metal, ornamented in repoussé work with strapwork and foliage. It is made by an unknown artist is Spain in the late 17th century or 18th century.

Physical description

Octagonal plateau with plaques of rock-crystal set in a frame of gilt metal, ornamented in repoussé work with strapwork and foliage.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

late 17th century or 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Rock-crystal

Dimensions

Diameter: 45.72 cm

Object history note

Bought for £20 in 1864.

Descriptive line

Salver, with plaques of rock crystal in frame of gilt metal, Spanish, late 17th or early 18th century

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

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1864. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 57

Materials

Crystal

Techniques

Repousse

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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