Dagger Sheath with Standard-Bearer and Horned Satyr with a Bull's Head
Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)
Sheet: 6 7/16 × 1 1/4 in. (16.3 × 3.1 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956
Not on view
Design for a dagger sheath with a standard-bearer at top. The frontal standing figure is shown with the head in profile, facing right. In the middle, a candelabrum design with foliate ornament. At bottom, the squatting figure of a satyr with a bull's skull for a head and foliate forms in place of shoulders and feet.