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12 inches agate Arquebus artist BARON FERDINAND ROTHSCHILD baroque pearl blue body bowl boxwood bust in boxwood cabochon cameo carved caryatid casket champlevé Charles the Bold Circular medallion portrait coat of arms cone of Augsburg cover of silver cup and cover cup of silver damascened Diam early 17th century embossed and chased enamelled and set enamelled gold engraved and enamelled Etienne de Laune ewer Finger ring Flemish foil French German gilt and chased Giorgio Ghisi glass grisaille handle high relief inches inscription Italian Jean Courtois jewel of gold late 16th century Limoges medallion portrait bust mounted in gold mounted in silver Neptune nielloed Nürnberg ornamented painted enamel Pendent jewel pine cone Plate representing richly enamelled rock crystal scrolls set with jewels set with rubies shield of arms silver gilt silver parcel gilt Spitzer Collection Stamps Standing cup style Tazza vase Virgin and Child Waddesdon
Página i - Catalogue of the Works of Art bequeathed to the British Museum by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild.
Página 12 - ... has around it figures of the Almighty, the Virgin, and St. John the Baptist. This is framed within a group of the Apostles, all in enamel. Beneath is the inscription:— Ista est una ppina corone Domini nostri ihesu xpisti.
Página 1 - These four medallions were found in a tomb near Amisos, the modern Samsun, in the province of Trebizond. 3. Door-knocker of bronze having in the centre a standing figure of Neptune between two sea-horses, the tails supporting a shield of arms, the fleurs-de-lis of France, differenced by a bend.
Página 40 - Honi soit qui mal y pense The motto of the Order of the Garter, "Shame to him who thinks evil of it," as pronounced by Edward the Third in 1348 when rebuking the mirth of some noblemen over a lady's fallen garter (p. 70). No. 75 Diva This Italian word ("the divine one") was applied to celebrated singers (eg, la diva Patti); by 1870, in France and elsewhere, the...