Design for metalwork

second quarter 18th century (made)

Unknown

E.1229-1938 PDP

One of 1615 anonymous designs for metalwork, mainly etchings and engravings but including some watercolour, wash, pen and ink drawings, from a group of 1679 designs (E.51 to 1729-1938) bound in two volumes. French, mid-18th century.

Goldsmith's design for metalwork. One of 1016 prints (either engravings or etchings) and 650 hand-drawn and painted designs bound in two albums.

Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund and the Goldsmiths' Company

Location: Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf SH91, box M141

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