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Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, blued, damascened with gold and silver

  • Museum number:

    4708-1859

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114c, case 16

Physical description

Wrought iron plaque with a view of the city of Pesaro damascened with gold and silver on a blued ground.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, blued, damascened with gold and silver

Object history note

From a piece of furniture made for one of the Dukes of Urbino.

Descriptive line

Plaque showing the city of Pesaro, wrought iron damascened with gold and silver on a blued ground, made in Italy, 16th century

Labels and date

PLAQUE, wrought iron, damascened, Italy; 16th century

Damascened with gold and silver on a blued ground, with a view of the city of Pesaro. From a piece of furniture made for one of the Dukes of Urbino.

Museum No. 4708-1859 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron; Gold; Silver

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Bluing; Damascening

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations)

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Plaques & Plaquettes

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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