New Book of All Sorts of Ornaments of Gold- and Silversmiths (Livre Nouveau De toutes Sortes d'Ouvrages d'Orfevries), Plate 7
Claude Torcheboeuf (French, active 1701)
Sheet: 3 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (8.9 × 9.6 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1951
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]