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Escutcheon

Escutcheon

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel, engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh FSA

  • Museum number:

    M.223-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel, engraved

Descriptive line

Escutcheon, steel, engraved, devices include anvil, hammer, dividers, anchor and crown, and grotesques. Possibly belonged to a ship's chandler. Italy, early 18th century

Labels and date

ESCUTCHEON
Steel
Italy; early 18th century
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh, F.S.A.
M.223-1927

Engraved. The devices include an anvil, hammer, dividers, anchor and crown, and grotesques. Possibly belonged to a ship's chandler. [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Forging; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Crown; Hammer; Grotesques; Anvil; Anchor

Categories

Ironwork; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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