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Oval Pendant Decorated with Schweifwerk, Surrounded by Smaller Motifs and Crowned by a Baldachin

Artist:
Jacques Hurtu (French (active 1584–1635))
Publisher:
Pierre Firens I (Flemish, Antwerp 1580–1638 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1614–19
Medium:
Blackwork and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/16 x 2 13/16 in. (10.3 x 7.1 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
24.100.1
Not on view
Part of a series of 6 with goldsmiths designs executed in the blackwork technique. Design for an oval pendant, presumably the reverse of a watch case or medaillon, decorated with Schweifwerk. The design is surrounded by four smaller motifs in the shape of a trapezoid also done in blackwork. Crowning the pendant is a small baldachin which is executed in engraving like the other decorative elements in the print.
Signature: IH

Inscription: 'I H'; '6'
Vendor: R. L. Whittle
Guilmard 1880, p. 40; SKB 1939, 786 (2)
Peter Fuhring, Michèle Bimbenet-Privat "Le style "cosses des pois": L'orfevrerie et la gravure a Paris sous Louis XIII." La Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 144, 2002, cat. no. 194, ill.



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