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Draughtsman

Draughtsman

  • Place of origin:

    Augsburg (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Müller, Philipp Heinrich, born 1654 - died 1719 (designed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood

  • Museum number:

    M.25-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Games of skill such as chess and draughts with their chivalric and military associations had deep roots in patrician leisure, and Luxury boards and games-pieces became common possesions amongst the elite of Renaissance Europe.
This gamespiece is stamped with the designs of Philipp Heinrich Müller (1650-1718) from Augsburg.

Physical description

Obverse: Cock and lion. Inscription.
Reverse: Inscription

Place of Origin

Augsburg (made)

Date

late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Müller, Philipp Heinrich, born 1654 - died 1719 (designed)

Materials and Techniques

Wood

Marks and inscriptions

'VIGILI NIMIVM NE CREDE SOPORI'
obverse

'TRAU NICHT DEM APPETIT, DIE KÖRNER AUS ZU PICKEN ES KONTE DIR DIE LUST IN EINER KALU ERSTICKEN'
reverse

Object history note

Bought, 8£.

Descriptive line

Draughtsman, wood, stamped with design of Philipp Heinrich Müller, Germany (Augsburg), late 17th century

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

Himmelheber, G. (ed). Spiele, Munich, 1972, pp. 84-86, no 195, figs. 101 & 102

Materials

Wood

Subjects depicted

Cock; Lion

Categories

Games; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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