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Brass rubbing

Brass rubbing

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    14th century (made)
    1900-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wax rubbing

  • Museum number:

    E.182-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 133

Physical description

Rubbing from a bell

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)

Date

14th century (made)
1900-1939 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

wax rubbing

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.125 in

Descriptive line

Decoration on bell at Mülhausen, Thuringia: A knight in armour on horseback. 1345.
One of ten rubbings from bells, mainly 14th century German.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1939, published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, London, 1950

Materials

Wax

Techniques

Rubbing

Categories

Metalwork; Inscriptions; Ecclesiastical Art/Craft

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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