Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Metalware, Room 116, The Belinda Gentle Gallery

Nutcrackers

ca. 1660 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Nutcracker with seal, the handle in the form of a man on horseback and twinned dragons, the seal depicting a swan.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Wrought iron, chiselled
Brief Description
Nutcracker with seal, chiselled wrought iron, handle in the form of a man on horseback and twinned dragons, the seal depicting a swan, made in Italy (probably Brescia), ca. 1660
Physical Description
Nutcracker with seal, the handle in the form of a man on horseback and twinned dragons, the seal depicting a swan.
Gallery Label
NUTCRACKER AND SEAL Wrought iron Italy (probably Brescia); c.1660 895-1854 Chiselled iron. The handle in the form of a man on horseback and twinned dragons. The seal depicts a swan.(07/1994)
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
895-1854

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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