Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Designs for Twelve Vessels for Goldsmiths' Work, from Nouveaux Liure d'Orfeurerie, part of Œuvres du Sr. D. Marot

Series/Portfolio:
Nouveaux Liure d'Orfeurerie
Artist:
Daniel Marot the Elder (French, Paris 1661–1752 The Hague)
Publisher:
Published by Pierre Husson , The Hague
Published in:
The Hague
Date:
published 1703 or 1712
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/16 × 8 7/16 in. (34.2 × 21.5 cm) Plate: 10 5/8 × 7 1/2 in. (27 × 19 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4(124)
Not on view
Design for goldsmiths' work with two large urns at top, with a portrait medallion at left and an eagle at right. Below, two large cylindrical mobile fountains, with a smaller third one at center. Seven additional small designs for vessels appear throughout the print. From a series of six plates with designs for goldsmiths' work, including furniture, mirror-frames, vessels, and chandeliers. The series was included in the collected works of Marot published in 1703.
Inscription: at top: BURETTE / BYRE // BUYRE / BUYRE // EGAIRE / FOUNTAINE; at bottom: FONTAINE / FLACON / FONTAINE; across bottom: MAROT JNUENTE ET FECIT AUEC PREUILGE DES ETATS GENERAUX DES PROUINCE VNIE
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Fuhring 2004, 1445; Wasmuth VI.5
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