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Title:

Box containing twelve roundels or trenchers

Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, maker, England
Passe, Crispijn I de, printmaker, Flemish artist, 1564-1637, Netherlands, United Provinces of the Netherlands

Category:

woodwork

Name:

box of roundels

Date:

circa 1601 circa 1625

Period:

early 17th Century

Description:

Circular box and cover of turned wood, containing twelve roundels. Each decorated with an applied hand-coloured engraving of a Sibyl, surrounded by a hand-written English inscription

Technique(s):

printing; decoration
painting; decoration
writing; inscription
turning; box

Material(s):

wood; box and cover
wood; trenchers
paper; decoration
paint; decoration
black ink; inscription

Dimension(s):

height, box, 6.7, cm
diameter, box, 17.1, cm
diameter, roundels, 13.7, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1920; Greg, T. T., Mrs

Provenance:

Robert Drane, FLS (1891-1914), Cardiff

Associated
Person:

Drane, Robert; owner

Notes:

See the object's file for corespondence about the trenchers, and descriptions with transcriptions of the inscriptions

Acquisition Credit:

Given by Mrs T. T. Greg

Documentation:

Hollstein, F. W. H.. et al.. 1949-. Dutch and Flemish etchings engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700.Amsterdam: Menno Hertzbergerp. 167
Vol XV. The Sibyl prints are from a set of eighteen prints entitled 'The Sibyls' by Crispin van de Passe de Oude, #314/331, 318/330

Archer, Michael. 1997. Delftware. The Tin-glazed Earthenware of the British Isles. A Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum.London: Stationery Officep. 577
Ref. p. 577 for short biography of the previous owner, Robert Drane, FLS (1831-1914), of Cardiff, known particularly as a collector of Worcester porcelain, and as an authority on wild birds.

Parts(s):

M.5.1-1920; roundel
M.5.2-1920; roundel
M.5.3-1920; roundel
M.5.4-1920; roundel
M.5.5-1920; roundel
M.5.6-1920; roundel
M.5.7-1920; roundel
M.5.8-1920; roundel
M.5.9-1920; roundel
M.5.10-1920; roundel
M.5.11-1920; roundel
M.5.12-1920; roundel
M.5.13 & A-1920; box and cover

Accession:

Object Number: M.5.1-13 & A-1920
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 98237; input: 2004-02-05; modified: 2015-10-05)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/98237





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