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New Book of All Sorts of Ornaments of Gold- and Silversmiths (Livre Nouveau De toutes Sortes d'Ouvrages d'Orfevries), Plate 7

Publisher:
Claude Torcheboeuf (French, active 1701)
Date:
1701
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (8.9 × 9.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.540.15(88)
Not on view
Plate 7 of a series of eight plates of designs used by gold- and silversmiths. In frames of grotesques are scenes of children practicing the silver- and goldsmith's craft. This design is caracterized by a child using a scale and another taking care of the fire.
Inscription: Lower left corner: '7'

Marking: Top right corner: '88' [in graphite]
Near top right corner of plate: 'Nº 93' [in graphite]
On verso '242' [in ink]
Hippolyte-Alexandre-Gabriel-Walter Destailleur (French, Paris, 1822–1893)
Guilmard 1880, p.120; Foulc 335
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