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view 2009cr8764 jpg s Unknown T&F 1744-12-31 1735-01-01 ca. 1740 (made) Doll, carved wood in green silk dress 9245 2014-08-29T19:50:02.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:02.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Glass, wood, leather, silk, linen, lawn, paint, Gesso carved wooden doll with glass eyes, gesso and painting, wearing silk, embroidered linen, cotton and leather clothing W.42:4-1922 w421922 O385271 Doll Doll, carved wood with gesso and paint, inset glass lozenge eyes. Human hair wig with hair... England 2009CR8764 Unique 3 doll-unknown 2014-04-04T00:00:00.000Z embroidery, woodcarving, doll-making 1744 1735 view
view 2006al3033 jpg s Burne Jones, Edward Coley (Sir) <u>Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of... PDP Given by Mrs J. W. Mackail, daughter of the artist 1886-12-31 1886-01-01 1886 (made) Oil and gilt gesso entitled 'A Peacock' by Edward Coley Burne-Jones. Great Britain, 1886. Height: 237.5 cm, Width: 133 cm top, maximum, Depth: 20 cm top, maximum, Width: 112 cm base, Depth: 10.3 cm base, maximum The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900 (Victoria & Albert Museum 02/04/2011-17/07/2011) British Galleries, room 125g Given by Mrs J. W. Mackail, 1938. Made in London by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (born in... 9517 British Galleries: This is a coloured copy of a white plaster tablet designed by the artist... 2014-08-29T19:51:22.000Z 2014-08-29T19:51:22.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 125g, case WE -0.12714 wood, oil paint, gilt, Gesso oil and gilt gesso on wood P.85-1938 p851938 O78696 Memorial tablet 1 Oil and gilt gesso entitled 'A Peacock'. London 2006AL3033 Object Type This is an unusual memorial tablet, quite unlike the majority designed and made... 3 VA a-peacock-memorial-tablet-to-memorial-tablet-burne-jones-edward 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z oil painting A Peacock; Memorial tablet to Mrs. Laura Lyttleton. 1886 1886 view
view Unknown Pollen, J. H. Ancient and Modern Furniture & Woodwork in the South Kensington Museum (London,... FWK 1830-12-31 1800-01-01 about 1800-1830 (made) Width: 34.5 cm Maximum, Depth: 50 cm Maximum, Height: 103 cm Maximum, Height: 50.5 cm Back rest, Width: 34.5 cm backrest, Thickness: 3.5 cm Back rest, Width: 31 cm Seat, Depth: 40 cm seat, Width: 32.5 cm front board ('legs'), Thickness: 3.6 cm front board, Height: 51 cm Front board, Thickness: 3.5 cm Seat, Height: 51.3 cm Back board ('Legs'), Width: 31.5 cm back board ('legs'), Thickness: 3.4 cm back board ('legs') This object is said to have belonged to the Steno family of Venice and their house 'remained... 10032 PAIR OF CHAIRS Carved walnut, partly gilt ITALIAN (Venetian); second half of the 16th century On... 2014-08-29T19:53:50.000Z 2014-08-29T19:53:50.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 5688-'59 on back of backrest. Central straight vertical line on inside surfaces of both back and... gold leaf, walnut, Gesso, red bole Carved and gilded walnut 5688-1859 56881859 O79397 Sgabello chair Sgabello chair, carved and stained walnut, partly gilt (see below). The back rest chair is... Italy Probably early 19th century based on a late 16th century chair 3 sgabello-chair-sgabello-chair-unknown 2014-02-18T00:00:00.000Z carving, planing, sawing, water gilding Sgabello Chair 1830 1800 view
view 2012fk0958 jpg s Moore, James (the elder) Wilk, Christopher ed. <u>Western Furniture 1350 to the present day in the Victoria and Albert... FWK 1720-12-31 1720-01-01 1720 (made) Carved and gilt gesso chest of sarcophagus form. English, about 1720. Height: 78.8 cm includes protrusion of top, Width: 151 cm, Depth: 76.5 cm Furniture, room 133 Italian <font -i>cassoni</font> were often intended to hold a bride's trousseau. The interior of... This chest was made for Sir William Bateman, later 1st Viscount Bateman and Baron Culmore... 10863 From Shobdon Court, Herefordshire. Bears the monogram of William Bateman, created Viscount... 2014-08-29T19:57:27.000Z 2014-08-29T19:57:27.000Z 51.506321 Furniture, room 133, case BY4, shelf EXP -0.12714 WB Oak, pine, Gesso Carved oak, pine and gilt gesso W.33-1948 w331948 O7990 Chest 1 GBP £750 <u>Design:</u> The chest is of sarcophagus form and is inspired by the Louis Quatorze 'Roman'... London 2012FK0958 This exceptionally grand chest belonged to Sir William Bateman, a wealthy English nobleman. His... 3 VA the-bateman-chest-chest-moore-james-the 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z carving, gilding The Bateman Chest 1720 1720 view
view 2006al6951 jpg s Adam, Robert Edwards, Ralph. <u>Dictionary of English Furniture</u>, London: Country Life, 1954, Vol III, p.... FWK Presented by The Art Fund 1765-12-31 1765-01-01 1765 (designed) Painted and gilt carved pine pedestal with Neo-classical decoration. British (probably London),... Height: 137 cm, Width: 45 cm, Depth: 45 cm British Galleries, room 118e The pedestals or "terms" were designed for the Saloon of Sir Lawrence Dundas's London residence... 11065 PEDESTAL ENGLISH; about 1765. Probably made by Sir Thomas Chippendale to a design of Robert... 2014-08-29T19:58:37.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:37.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case 6 -0.12714 gold, pine, bole, Gesso Painted and gilded pinewood W.25-1934 w251934 O8222 Pedestal 1 Rectangular pedestal, with tapering shaft and gilt carving on an off white ground. Working... London 2006AL6951 Made in England, probably London. One of set of six. Object Type Elaborately carved pedestals were usually used as ornamental supports for candelabra.... 3 VA moor-park-candlestand-pedestal-adam-robert 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z carving, gilding Moor Park Candlestand 1765 1765 view
view 2006am8505 jpg s Adam, Robert Halley, J.M.W. ‘Historical Town Houses: No. 20 St James's Square', <u>Architectural Review</u>,... FWK 1775-12-31 1766-01-01 ca. 1771-1774 (made) Carved candlestand, painted in blue and white, in the form of a Roman sacrificial altar. British... Height: 122 cm, Width: 57.2 cm British Galleries, room 118e This pair (and another pair of simpler design now in Melbourne Art Gallery) are thought to have... 11066 PAIR OF CANDLESTANDS ENGLISH; about 1774 Painted blue and white Designed by Robert Adam for the... 2014-08-29T19:58:37.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:37.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case 4 -0.12714 metal, Mahogany, paint, pine, Gesso Pine upper section and ornaments; mahogany pedestal, with pine ornaments applied with small metal nails; painted in white on a pale blue ground W.36A-1946 w36a1946 O8223 Candlestand 1 Carved candlestand painted blue, and the ornament picked out in white, in the shape of a Roman... London 2006AM8505 One of a pair with W.36-1946 Object Type Adam designed many candlestands with triangular plinths in the form of an ancient... 3 VA candlestand-adam-robert 2014-07-15T00:00:00.000Z carving, painting (coating) 1775 1766 view
view FWK 1734-12-31 1725-01-01 ca. 1730 (made) Console table with a carved and gilt eagle support and a marble slab. English, ca. 1730. Height: 907 mm, Width: 990 mm, Depth: 502 mm The carving of the eagle - in particular the undercutting of the claws and feathers is very fine,... 11069 2014-08-29T19:58:39.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:39.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 wood, Gesso, variegated marble, soft-wood Wood with carved and gilded gesso decoration. W.21:1-1945 w211945 O8226 Console table Console table with a variegated green marble (verde antico) top above a carved wood base with... England 3 console-table 2013-08-22T00:00:00.000Z carving, gilding 1734 1725 view
view 2006al3070 jpg s Adam, Robert Edwards, Ralph. <u>Dictionary of English Furniture</u>, London: Country Life, 1954, Vol III, p.... FWK Presented by The Art Fund 1765-12-31 1765-01-01 1765 (designed) Painted and gilt carved pine pedestal with Neo-classical decoration. British (probably London),... Height: 137 cm, Width: 45 cm, Depth: 45 cm British Galleries, room 118e The pedestals or "terms" were designed for the Saloon of Sir Lawrence Dundas's London residence... 13518 PEDESTAL ENGLISH; about 1765. Probably made by Sir Thomas Chippendale to a design of Robert... 2014-08-29T20:11:01.000Z 2014-08-29T20:11:01.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case 6 -0.12714 gold, pine, bole, Gesso Painted and gilded pinewood W.25A-1934 w25a1934 O79761 Pedestal 1 Rectangular pedestal, with tapering shaft and gilt carving on an off white ground. Working... London 2006AL3070 One of set of six. Object Type Elaborately carved pedestals were usually used as ornamental supports for candelabra.... 3 VA moor-park-candlestand-pedestal-adam-robert 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z carving, gilding Moor Park Candlestand 1765 1765 view
view Mariani, Annibale (Cavaliere) FWK 1881-12-31 1881-01-01 1881 (Made) Pastiglia box made for Lord Leighton by Cavaliere Annibale Mariani, 1881. Length: 35.6 cm Maximum, Depth: 19.5 cm Maximum, Height: 20 cm Maximum PASTIGLIA BOXES Gilt <i>pastiglia</i> boxes were mostly made in Venice and Ferrara from about... 13780 2014-08-29T20:11:45.000Z 2014-08-29T20:11:45.000Z 43.11119 In Storage 12.38435 ANNIBALE MARIANI/ DI/ PERUGIA EXSEGVI'/ 1881 painted in alternating blue and gold letters on... gold leaf, pine, velvet, Gesso carved, gilt and painted gesso and wood. 224-1896 2241896 O80065 Box Rectangular box, wood (unidentified) with a roofed compartment attached to the lid, decorated in... Perugia Unique 3 box-mariani-annibale-cavaliere 2014-01-23T00:00:00.000Z carving, painting, oil gilding 1881 1881 view
view 2009cc8886 jpg s Unknown H.Avray Tipping, Italian furniture of the Italian Renaissance as represented at the Victoria and... FWK 1460-12-31 1425-01-01 ca. 1430-1460 Cassone, Italian (Tuscany), ca. 1430 - 1460, with painted and gilded decoration; on its original... Height: 73.6 cm, Width: 179 cm, Depth: 59.2 cm Depth of Field: The Place of Relief at the Time of Donatello (Henry Moore Institute, Leeds 01/01/2004-31/12/2023) Medieval and Renaissance, room 64 During the 15th century, the cassone was the main form of storage, and these large box-like... The cassone was bought for £40 in 1863. Its provenance is unknown. (The surviving panel of the... 15079 CASSONE Gilt and painted gesso in shallow relief on wood FLORENTINE; about 1460 8974-1863 The... 2014-08-29T20:16:51.000Z 2014-08-29T20:16:51.000Z 39.606985 Medieval and Renaissance, room 64, case 15 16.711725 8974-63 on top left corner of the proper left side. '110' on a small octagonal label (19th c)... gold leaf, walnut, glaze, Gesso, Poplar Poplar and walnut, joined and nailed, decorated with modelling in gesso and gilding 8974-1863 89741863 O81200 Cassone 1 Rectangular <i>cassone</i>, decorated with a wedding scene in gilt modeled gesso and partly... Tuscany 2009CC8886 Attribution note: One of a pair. It is very similar to a cassone panel (Museum No. 21-1869), in... Limited edition Marriage chests or cassoni were made in pairs. They were emblazoned with the coats of arms of the... 3 VA cassone-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z joining, water gilding, modelling, nailing 1460 1425 view
view 2006bf8631 jpg s Cope, Charles West (RA) Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, <u>Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860</u>,... PDP Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 1847-12-31 1847-01-01 1847 (painted) Oil painting entitled 'Maiden Meditation' by Charles West Cope. Great Britain, 1847. Height: 54 cm estimate, Width: 39.4 cm estimate Paintings, room 82 Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 15448 2014-08-29T20:18:40.000Z 2014-08-29T20:18:40.000Z 54.313919 Paintings, room 82, case WEST WALL -2.23218 oil paint, canvas, Gesso oil on a gesso ground on canvas FA.55[O] fa55o O81635 Oil painting 1 Oil on a gesso, ground on canvas, depicting a half-length portrait of a woman reading Great Britain 2006BF8631 The subject comes from the Book of Isaiah in the Old Testament: ‘I will greatly rejoice in the... 3 VA maiden-meditation-oil-painting-cope-charles-west 2013-11-18T00:00:00.000Z oil painting Maiden Meditation 1847 1847 view
view 2006av4994 jpg s Cope, Charles West (RA) Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, <u>Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860</u>,... PDP Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 1845-12-31 1845-01-01 1845 (painted) Oil painting entitled 'The Young Mother' by Charles West Cope. Great Britain, 1845. Height: 30.5 cm estimate, Width: 25.4 cm estimate Paintings, room 82 Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 15449 2014-08-29T20:18:41.000Z 2014-08-29T20:18:41.000Z 54.313919 Paintings, room 82, case WEST WALL -2.23218 'C W Cope 1845' oil paint, panel, Gesso Oil on a gesso ground on panel FA.53[O] fa53o O81636 Oil painting 1 Oil on a gesso ground on panel entitled 'The Young Mother', depicting a woman seated on a dark... Great Britain 2006AV4994 Cope often painted domestic scenes. Although nursing mothers were seldom portrayed in... 3 VA the-young-mother-oil-painting-cope-charles-west 2013-11-18T00:00:00.000Z oil painting The Young Mother 1845 1845 view
view 2006ay3925 jpg s Unknown <i>Catalogue des boiseries de la section islamique</i>, Anglade, E., Musee du Louvre MES 1250-12-31 1150-01-01 1150-1250 (made) Set of wooden panels carved with Qur'anic inscriptions in foliated kufic script, the background... [Panel from a frieze] Height: 16.7 cm, Width: 103 cm, Depth: 2 cm [Panel from a frieze] Height: 16.8 cm, Width: 101.4 cm, Depth: 1.8 cm [Panel from a frieze] Height: 17 cm, Width: 102 cm, Depth: 2.5 cm Architecture, room 128 In early 2005, a number of short field trips were undertaken by individual curators to Istanbul,... For a proposed reconstruction of the original colour scheme of the panels, see Shayne Rivers's... 15833 Panels with Arabic Inscription Spain or Morocco 1150-1250 The panels were part of a long frieze... 2014-08-29T20:20:36.000Z 2014-08-29T20:20:36.000Z 39.89502 Architecture, room 128, case 7, shelf WE, box EXP -2.98868 Pinewood, Gesso Pine wood, carved, covered with gesso and painted 378 to D-1907 3781907 O82010 Frieze 1 Five rectangular panels of pine from a frieze. Each is carved with a single line of Arabic... Spain 2006AY3925 The panels were part of a long frieze placed high on the walls of a religious building. They... 3 VA frieze-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Painted, carved 1250 1150 view
view 2006af5983 jpg s Adam, Robert Halley, J.M.W. ‘Historical Town Houses: No. 20 St James's Square', <u>Architectural Review</u>,... FWK 1775-12-31 1766-01-01 ca. 1771-1774 (made) Carved candlestand, painted in blue and white, in the form of a Roman sacrificial altar. British... Height: 122 cm, Width: 57.2 cm British Galleries, room 118e This pair (and another pair of simpler design now in Melbourne Art Gallery) are thought to have... 15930 PAIR OF CANDLESTANDS ENGLISH; about 1774 Painted blue and white Designed by Robert Adam for the... 2014-08-29T20:21:01.000Z 2014-08-29T20:21:01.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case 4 -0.12714 metal, Mahogany, paint, pine, Gesso Pine upper section and ornaments; mahogany pedestal, with pinewood ornaments applied with small metal nails; painted in white on a pale blue ground W.36-1946 w361946 O82112 Candlestand 1 Carved candlestand painted blue, and the ornament picked out in white, in the shape of a Roman... London 2006AF5983 One of a pair with W.36-1946 Object Type Adam designed many candlestands with triangular plinths in the form of an ancient... 3 VA williams-wynn-candlestand-candlestand-adam-robert 2014-07-15T00:00:00.000Z carving, painting (coating) Williams-Wynn Candlestand 1775 1766 view
view 2006af6073 jpg s Unknown Kühnel, E. <u>Die Islamischen Elfenbeinskulpturen VIII-XIII Jh</u>, Berlin, 1971. P.25, no. 2,... MES 0850-12-31 0750-01-01 750- 850 (made) Circular ivory box with wooden lid and gilded metal mounts; Syria or Egypt, 8th-9th centuries,... Height: 14 cm, Diameter: 8.5 cm Arabian Nights: Alf Layla wa al Layla (L'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris 26/11/2012-28/04/2013) Islamic Middle East, room 42 This box was published by Ernst Kühnel (1971), cat.no.2, along with two similar cylindrical boxes... The Museum acquired this piece in London from Mr H. Durlacher for £25. Historical significance:... 18040 BOX Ivory with wooden lid and gilded metal mounts. MESOPOTAMIAN (or COPTIC); 8th-9th century. The... 2014-08-29T20:30:55.000Z 2014-08-29T20:30:55.000Z 26.69636 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case WE6 30.246469 gold leaf, copper, Gesso, azurite, elephant ivory, vermillion, beech wood Ivory, carved and painted; beechwood lid, painted and gilded on a gesso ground; rock crystal knob and gilt copper fittings 136-1866 1361866 O84336 Box 1 The circular box is carved from one piece of ivory, and shaped like the lower half of a gourd.... Egypt 2006AF6073 The body of this container is one of the earliest Islamic ivories to survive. Small birds perch... 3 VA box-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carving, mercury-gilding 850 750 view
view 2006an6776 jpg s Cope, Charles West (RA) Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, <u>Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860</u>,... PDP Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 1852-12-31 1852-01-01 1852 (painted) Oil painting entitled 'Mother and Child' by Charles West Cope. Great Britain, 1852. Height: 36.2 cm estimate, Width: 25.4 cm estimate, Height: 60 cm frame, Width: 45 cm frame Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 315 Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 18985 2014-08-29T20:35:57.000Z 2014-08-29T20:35:57.000Z 52.883289 Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 315, case R, shelf 24, box R -1.97685 'C W Cope 1852' oil paint, canvas, Gesso Oil on gesso on canvas FA.60[O] fa60o O16463 Oil painting 1 Cope was a Roman Catholic and this seems to have been reflected in his preference for religious... England 2006AN6776 3 VA mother-and-child-oil-painting-cope-charles-west 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z oil painting Mother and child 1852 1852 view
view 2008bu3026 jpg s Unknown C.M.Kauffmann, <u>Victoria and Albert Museum - Catalogue of Foreign Paintings,</u> Vol. I. Before... FWK 1414-12-31 1405-01-01 ca. 1410 (painted) Cassone panel with three scenes of a marriage ceremony, ca. 1430, Florence Height: 45.7 cm, Width: 134.6 cm Italian Marriage chests or <i>cassoni</i> were emblazoned with coats of arms of the families... This cassone was bought by the South Kensington Museum for £18 from an unknown source and no... 19430 5791-1860 Cassone Panel Gilt gesso and tempera on wood Florentine; about 1430 The panel depicts... 2014-08-29T20:38:37.000Z 2014-08-29T20:38:37.000Z 43.782372 In Storage 11.25499 'Non mouva [illeg:] il cor meo' 'My heart does not move gold leaf, paint, Gesso, Poplar Tempera & gilt gesso on panel 5791-1860 57911860 O17318 Cassone panel Cassone panel with three scenes of a marriage ceremony: the exchange of rings on the left; the... Florence 2008BU3026 Italian marriage chests or cassoni were emblazoned with the coats of arms of the families about... 3 scenes-of-a-marriage-ceremony-cassone-panel-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z painting, gilding Scenes of a Marriage Ceremony (cassone panel) 1414 1405 view
view 2006av3593 jpg s Mulready, William (RA) <i>Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860</i>, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert... PDP Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857 1816-12-31 1816-01-01 1816 (painted) 1816 (exhibited) Oil on panel entitled 'The Fight Interrupted', by William Mulready. Great Britain, exhibited at... Height: 71.8 cm estimate, Width: 93.2 cm estimate, Height: 940 mm frame, Width: 1120 mm frame, Depth: 110 mm frame The Victoria and Albert Museum: Art and Design For All (Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest 14/06/2012-16/09/2012) The Victoria and Albert Museum: Art and Design For All (Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn 18/11/2011-15/04/2012) Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857. Historical significance: This painting was considered by at... 19456 2014-08-29T20:38:47.000Z 2014-08-29T20:38:47.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 'W Mulrea' oil paint, panel, Gesso Oil on a gesso ground on panel FA.139[O] fa139o O17375 Oil painting Painting, oil on panel, depicting the playground of a school; the schoolmaster has interrupted a... England 2006AV3593 3 the-fight-interrupted-oil-painting-mulready-william-ra 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z oil painting The Fight Interrupted 1816 1816 view
view Unknown FWK Given by J.P. Heseltine 1500-12-31 1400-01-01 15th century (made) Coffret; Italian, 15th century Height: 6.625 in, Length: 10.875 in, Width: 5.625 in PASTIGLIA BOXES Gilt <i>pastiglia</i> boxes were mostly made in Venice and Ferrara from about... 34882 <i>Above</i> CASKET inscribed 'Omnia vincit Amor' About 1500 This casket is decorated in gesso... 2014-08-29T21:46:12.000Z 2014-08-29T21:46:12.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 AMOR VINCIT OMNIA LOVE CONQUERS ALL wood, gold leaf, Gesso Wood, with applied gesso duro ornament, painted and gilt 110-1887 1101887 O39936 Box Coffret of wood, oblong with applied ornament in gesso duro painted and gilt. All around the body... Italy Unique This ornate box was probably intended as a wedding or engagement present. From about 1350, it... 3 box-unknown 2013-09-17T00:00:00.000Z painting, gilding, moulding 1500 1400 view
view 2008bu3193 jpg s Unknown Lionello G. Boccia: Un inedito dello Stradano: la "rotella Odescalchi", <i>L'Arte</i>, No. 5,... FWK 1539-12-31 1530-01-01 ca.1535 (made) Parade shield, leather painted in grisaille and gilt on a dark green ground, North Italian, early... Diameter: 60 cm, Depth: 12 cm Medieval and Renaissance, room 62 Parade shields or bucklers, known in Italian as <i>rotelle</i> were worn by soldiers and... This object was bought from William Blundell Spence, an English dealer based in Fiesole, near... 34891 PARADE SHIELDS About 1500-20 Shields of this sort were not used in battle. Instead, they were... 2014-08-29T21:46:14.000Z 2014-08-29T21:46:14.000Z 42.502998 Medieval and Renaissance, room 62, case 19 12.57341 wood, gold leaf, glaze, iron, Gesso Wood, covered with canvas, painted in grisaille and gold 174-1869 1741869 O39946 Parade shield 1 Wooden Shield, covered with strips of canvass, primed with gesso and gilded with gold leaf, which... Italy 2008BU3193 Unique During the 15th and 16th centuries, Italian princes, with their enthusiasm for all things having... 3 VA parade-shield-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z glazing, painting, gilding, turning 1539 1530 view