10 Nielli by Unknown Artist

10 silver plates engraved in niello by a Florentine goldsmith with subjects from the Old and New Testaments.

Details

Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
8 x 8 cm
Acquired in:
1922
Presented by:
C S Gubenkian through The Art Fund

Provenance

Collection of William Beckford; detached from a book- binding at Hampton Palace; Christies, 1919.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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