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Design for a flask

Design for a flask

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1690 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charles de Moelder (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.546-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 143

Physical description

Printed design for a flask decorated with sea-monsters, masks, shells and a representation of Galatea.

Place of Origin

Germany (possibly, printed)

Date

ca. 1690 (printed)

Artist/maker

Charles de Moelder (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'C. De. Moelder in. et. Fecit.'
Lettered

With the mark of the collection of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (1797-1854)

Dimensions

Height: 41.9 cm, Width: 29.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting a design for a flask decorated with mythical sea creatures, etching by C. de Moelder, ca. 1690.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Flasks (bottles); Shells

Categories

Ornament prints; Myths & Legends; Containers; Metalwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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