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Panel

Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    1665 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rijswijck, Dirck van (artists)

  • Museum number:

    A.26-1928

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This panel is the work of a specialist in this form of inlay. The mother of pearl was imported from the Dutch colonies. Van Rijwijck's earliest work is a panel in Dresden, dated 1654. There are table-tops in the Neues Plais, Postdam, and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Physical description

Slate panel inlaid with mother of pearl. The vase of flowers with no handles is set on a pedestal and is engraved with a classical head between garlands. Above a butterfly and a dragonfly, below a creeping snail and a monkey with a chain about its waist seated on the plinth.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

1665 (made)

Artist/maker

Rijswijck, Dirck van (artists)

Marks and inscriptions

"D. V. RYSWYCK INV. ET FECIT AO 1665"

Dimensions

Height: 33.5 cm, Width: 23 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of flowers; Slate inlaid dutch 1665. D. van Rijswijck.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Review of the Principal Acquisitions During the Year 1928. London. p. 9. pl. 7.

Materials

Slate; Mother of pearl

Subjects depicted

Monkey; Butterflies; Snail; Vase; Flowers

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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