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Mask of a satyr

mid 18th century (made)
Place Of Origin

Goldsmith's design for metalwork, showing a grotesque satyr's head.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
pen and ink
Brief Description
Anonymous. Grotesque study of a mask of a satyr's head from a group of 1679 metalwork designs (E.51 to 1729-1938) bound in two volumes. French, mid-18th century.
Physical Description
Goldsmith's design for metalwork, showing a grotesque satyr's head.
  • Sheet height: 31cm
  • Sheet width: 44cm
Credit line
Purchased with Art Fund support and the Goldsmiths' Company
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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