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Drawings 16th-century ivory cup

Object number

LDSAL2020.42.139

Artist/Designer/Maker

Wood, William Henry - Artist

Production date

Circa 1798

Material

Paper
Pen
Ink
Wash

Technique

Drawing

Dimensions

Height: 416mm
Width: 271mm

Inscriptions

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In the Museum of Geo: Allan at Grange near Darlington.
III.

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Wm Hen. Wood Delin:

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To the Society of Antiquaries, London, this Drawing is presented by Geo Allan, a member 1798

Ivory Cup, same size as Original.

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Society Antiqs
Newcastle
vide Archæologia
Æliana

References

Reference (free text)

Ezio Bassani, African Art and Artefacts in European Collections, 1400-1800 (London: British Museum Press, 2000), no. 216, p. 54-5. Illustration (Photograph), p. 54.

Reference (free text)

Ezio Bassani and William B Fagg, Africa and the Renaissance: Art in Ivory (New York: Center for African Art, 1988), no. 19, p. 227. Illustration (Photograph), p. 227.

Reference (free text)

William B Scott, Antiquarian Gleanings in the North of England, Being Examples of Antique Furniture, Plate, Church Decorations, Objects of Historical Interest, Etc. (London: George Bell, 1851), p. 11. Illustration, pl. XXI.