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view 2006bj5128 jpg s unknown MET 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Hollow spherical gilded silver button (viravirkis-knappr) with pendant leaf, Iceland, 19th century. Diameter: 3.0 cm, Length: 7.2 cm Jewellery, room 91 mezzanine 52901 2014-08-29T22:46:24.000Z 2014-08-29T22:46:24.000Z 64.963943 Jewellery, room 91 mezzanine, case 69, shelf B, box 2 -19.02116 silver-gilt Gilded silver with filigree decoration 360-1870 3601870 O136686 Button 1 Hollow spherical button decorated all over with rings of applied wire and granules. Leaf-shaped... Iceland 2006BJ5128 Worn by women Lapland and Iceland are the most remote areas of north-west Europe. Their traditional jewellery... 3 VA button-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z filigree, engraving 1900 1800 view
view 2006bg5124 jpg s Altimira London, Victoria & Albert Museum: Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria & Albert... FWK Given by Manuel Terrero 1849-12-31 1840-01-01 1840-1849 (made) Length: 95 cm total, Length: 45 cm belly, Width: 30.5 cm maximum, Depth: 9.5 cm 52964 GUITAR Altimira (Spanish, active c.1840-1880); Barcelona, about 1845 The printed label reads No.... 2014-08-29T22:46:43.000Z 2014-08-29T22:46:43.000Z 41.385725 In Storage 2.17005 No. 385 Fab'ca de Altimira. Calle Escudellers No. 61. Barcelona. año 184. No. 385 Made by... mother of pearl, ebony, ivory, pine, amboyna Pine back and sides, veneered with amboyna; engraved and painted ivory plaque on the back; pine soundboard, with mother-of-pearl openwork; painted mother-of-pearl purfling (bordering); ebony-veneered neck W.15-1915 w151915 O58876 Guitar Barcelona 2006BG5124 Unique This guitar is perhaps the most lavishly decorated instrument of its kind, and it belonged to... 3 guitar-altimira 2014-01-21T00:00:00.000Z painting, veneering, planing, engraving 1849 1840 view
view 2011eu3731 jpg s Sellas, Giorgio Anthony Baines: <i>Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II:... FWK 1627-12-31 1627-01-01 1627 (Made) Neck of guitar, with mother-of-pearl plaques representing the Four Seasons, Giorgio Sellas,... Length: 51.4 cm, Width: 7 cm This guitar neck was sold to the museum for £6 in 1896 by J.S.Lawrence, Laburnum House, Torre,... 52974 NECK OF A GUITAR Giorgio Sellas, 1627 (Venetian) Inscribed Giorgio Sellas/ Alla Stella/ in... 2014-08-29T22:46:47.000Z 2014-08-29T22:46:47.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Giorgio Sellas/ Alla Stella / in Venetia/ 1627/ Fe[cit]. Giorgio Sellas/ at [the sign of] the... mother of pearl, ebony, ivory, boxwood Neck of guitar with ebony veneer, engraved with ivory ornaments on the back; veneered with ebony and engraved mother-of-pearl plaques on the fingerboard, with boxwood frets inserted. 358-1896 3581896 O58887 Neck of guitar "A finely decorated piece, with panels of mother-of-pearl on the fingerboard, engraved with... Venice 2011EU3731 The body of this guitar has long been lost but its neck survives owing to its fine decoration.... 3 neck-of-guitar-sellas-giorgio 2014-01-21T00:00:00.000Z veneering, engraving, inlay 1627 1627 view
view Unknown Baines, Anthony. <u>Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum: Part II:... FWK 1626-12-31 1626-01-01 1626 (made) Chitarrone, made in Italy, possibly in 1626 Length: 170 cm total, Length: 55 cm belly, Width: 34 cm maximum This instrument was bought for £10 in 1862. Its previous provenance remains unknown. 52983 CHITARRONE Italian; possibly 1626 Neck of ebony and ribs of yew both banded with ivory. The... 2014-08-29T22:46:51.000Z 2014-08-29T22:46:51.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 '1626 (/)' mother of pearl, ivory, yew, pine Engraved mother of pearl plaques, planed and carved pine, planed yew with ivory stringing 7755-1862 77551862 O58898 Chitarrone 'The date is engraved on a mother-of-pearl heart inset in the belly. Small body of forty-four... Italy Possibly made in 1626. A date resembling '1626' is engraved on a mother of pearl plaque inset... This instrument has a small body, more typical of lutes, and is thought to have been converted... 3 chitarrone-unknown 2014-01-20T00:00:00.000Z carving, purfling, planing, engraving 1626 1626 view
view 2006ap4164 jpg s Sainprae, Jacques Anthony Baines: Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II:... FWK 1724-12-31 1715-01-01 ca. 1720 (made) Baryton, carved sycamore, with engraved ivory and tortoiseshell veneer, made by Jacques Sainprae,... Length: 133 cm total, Length: 70 cm belly, Depth: 14 cm, Width: 19 cm Upper bout, Width: 23.5 cm Lower bout There is no existing confirmation of an earlier statement that this baryton belonged to J. J.... 53001 BARYTON German By Jacques Sainprae, Berlin, about 1720 Inscribed Jacques Sainprae a Berlin Pine... 2014-08-29T22:47:00.000Z 2014-08-29T22:47:00.000Z 52.516074 In Storage 13.376987 Jacques Sainprae a Berlin Jacques Sainprae in Berlin ivory, Sycamore, pine, tortoiseshell Carved sycamore, planed pine and sycamore, engraved ivory and tortoiseshell veneer 1444-1870 14441870 O58916 Baryton 'Pine belly with 'comma' soundholes and double purfling. Back of sycamore. The body shape is... Berlin 2006AP4164 This baryton was made by Jacques Sainprae of Berlin in about 1720. Sainprae was most likely of... 3 baryton-sainprae-jacques 2014-08-05T00:00:00.000Z carving, planing, engraving 1724 1715 view
view Goldt, Jacob Heinrich Baines, Anthony: <u> Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoira and Albert Museum - Part... FWK 1734-12-31 1734-01-01 1734 (made) German theorbo, made by Jacob Heinrich Goldt, Hamburg, 1734 Length: 127 cm total, Length: 63.5 cm body, Width: 37 cm, Length: 71.5 cm string, Length: 99.5 cm string, Length: 31 cm neck This instrument was bought by the South Kensington Museum in 1856 for £8. The provenance is unknown. 53014 THEORBO German By J. H. Goldt, Hamburg, 1734 Engraved on the back of the neck, Jacobus Heinrich... 2014-08-29T22:47:06.000Z 2014-08-29T22:47:06.000Z 53.553345 In Storage 9.992455 'Jacobus Henricus Goldt fecit Hamburg 1734' Jacob Heinrich Goldt made [this lute] in Hamburg,... rosewood, ebony, ivory, pine Neck veneered with engraved ivory, pine soundboard, rosewood with ivory stringing 4274-1856 42741856 O58930 Theorbo 'Engraved on the back of the neck: <i>Jacobus Henricus Goldt fecit Hamb.</i>. On the fingerboard... Hamburg Unique By about 1700, the theorbo-lute or German Baroque lute had as many as thirteen courses (single... 3 theorbo-goldt-jacob-heinrich 2014-01-20T00:00:00.000Z planing, sawing, engraving, stringing 1734 1734 view
view 2006au4783 jpg s Egan, John London, Victoria & Albert Museum: Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria & Albert... FWK 1824-12-31 1815-01-01 ca. 1820 (made) Height: 90 cm without base 53016 PORTABLE HARP By John Egan, about 1820 Japanned with gold paint. Inscribed J.Egan Inventor/ 31... 2014-08-29T22:47:08.000Z 2014-08-29T22:47:08.000Z 52.964265 In Storage -6.925007 J.Egan Inventor/ 31 Dawson St/ Dublin wood, gold paint, varnish, brass Japanned wood, with painted gold decoration 332-1882 3321882 O58932 Harp Dublin 2006AU4783 In about 1819, John Egan invented the 'Royal Portable' harp, which was made up of a hollow column... 3 harp-egan-john 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z painting, japanning, engraving 1824 1815 view
view Unknown Anthony Baines:<i>Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II:... FWK 1770-12-31 1770-01-01 about 1770 (Made) Neapolitan mandolin, with tortoiseshell, ivory and mother-of-pear decoration, Italian (Genoa?)... Length: 59 cm total, Length: 26.5 cm length of belly, Length: 29 cm String length, Length: 12.7 cm length of neck, Width: 17.5 cm This instrument formed part of the collecti ons of Carl Engel (1818-1992) and was bought by the... 53030 MANDOLIN Italian; about 1760 Rosewood ribs with ivory stringing, pine soundboard, with ivory and... 2014-08-29T22:47:13.000Z 2014-08-29T22:47:13.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 A.G. mother of pearl, rosewood, ivory, pine, composition, brass, tortoiseshell Planed rosewood ribs with ivory stringing; planed pine belly, inlaid with mother-of-pearl female figure at bottom and also with tortoiseshell pick-guard and border of mother-of-pearl set in composition; openwork leather rose; inlaid tortoiseshell and ivory decoration at back of head and neck; tortoiseshell fingerboard with brass frets; tortoisehell and engraved mother-of-pearl decoration at the front of the peg-head; turned and carved rosewood tuning pegs with ivory studs. 200-1882 2001882 O58946 Neapolitan mandolin "Body of seventeen ribs of rosewood with intervening ivory stringing. Belly of two pieces of... Italy Anthony Baines:<i> Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum - Part II:... This mandolin resembles the Neapolitan version of this instrument. It has a bent soundboard, with... 3 neapolitan-mandolin-unknown 2014-01-21T00:00:00.000Z carving, turning, planing, engraving, inlay 1770 1770 view
view Malysheff, W T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1932-12-31 1932-01-01 1932 (made) Anton Dolin possibly in his solo Hymn to the Sun. Drawing by W Malysheff inscribed With my love... Height: 321 mm sheet size, Width: 254 mm sheet size, Height: 296 mm plate, Width: 229 mm plate size Dolin devised the solo to Rimsky-Korsakov's Hymn to the Sun ca. 1922, his first dance creation,... 53284 2014-08-29T22:48:24.000Z 2014-08-29T22:48:24.000Z In Storage "With my love / to Prudence / From / Anton Dolin / Felixstowe / 1932." Engraving on paper S.462-2000 s4622000 O59146 Print Full length male figure facing left, standing on right leg with left raised and flexed, left arm... 2 print-malysheff-w 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving 1932 1932 view
view 2014gw6338 jpg s Every, G H T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1845-12-31 1845-01-01 1845 (Published) Fanny Cerrito, portrait. Aquatint by G H Every after A Soyer, with facsimile signature,... Height: 519 mm mounting board, Width: 380 mm mounting board The print is an off-stage portrait of the Romantic ballerina Fanny Cerrito, portrayed with... 53295 2014-08-29T22:48:26.000Z 2014-08-29T22:48:26.000Z 48.856918 In Storage 2.34121 paper, card Aquatint mounted on card S.467-2000 s4672000 O59181 Print Three quarter-length seated portrait of female figure, wearing low V necked 1840s dress with long... Paris 2014GW6338 3 print-every-g-h 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving, aquatint 1845 1845 view
view PDP Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund 1833-12-31 1833-01-01 1833 (printed) Etching and engraving of James John Farquharson Esq, England, 1833 Height: 16.5 cm, Width: 10.5 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C 53415 2014-08-29T22:48:59.000Z 2014-08-29T22:48:59.000Z 52.883289 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2, shelf SH9, box M57 -1.97685 J.J. FARQUHARSON, ESQ: AET 74. "The Cry of another pack is heard in Coker Wood and Badbury Rings;... paper, printing ink Etching and engraving E.216:2-2002 e21622002 O89501 Print 1 Print of James John Farquharson England 3 VA jj-farquharson-esq-aet-74-print 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z etching, engraving J.J. Farquharson, Esq: Aet 74 1833 1833 view
view Sympson, Samuel <u>Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings,... PDP 1729-12-31 1729-01-01 1729 (published) Plate from a set including a title-page, advertisement and 100 plates, full-bound in a volume,... Height: 15.2 cm approx., Width: 10.8 cm approx., Height: 16.5 cm volume, Width: 14 cm volume Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D The advertisement at the front of this volume gives the names of 71 contemporary engravers... 53943 2014-08-29T22:50:44.000Z 2014-08-29T22:50:44.000Z 51.506321 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf B, box 25 -0.12714 Engraving E.383-1952 e3831952 O593556 Print 1 Print from a set including a title-page, advertisement and 100 plates, full-bound in calf, the... London 3 VA a-new-book-of-cyphers-print-sympson-samuel 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z engraving A New Book of Cyphers 1729 1729 view
view 2012fp3680 jpg s Gregory, Jeremie Horological Masterworks; English Seventeenth-Century Clocks from Private Collections, Antiquarian... FWK Purchased with the assistance of the Brigadier Clark Fund and an anonymous donor through The Art Fund 1675-12-31 1665-01-01 1665 -1675 (made) Ebony table clock with gilt-brass mounts and surmounted by a figure of Cupid on a dolphin, signed... Height: 66 cm, Width: 37 cm, Depth: 25 cm, Height: 12 cm of Cupid group, Width: 7 cm of Cupid group, Depth: 5 cm of Cupid group Furniture, room 135 Clocks of these dimensions were called 'table clocks' in the 17th century, but in the 18th... The clock-maker, watch-maker and goldsmith Jeremie Gregory (1621-1686) was born in London and... 54672 Bracket Clock English; about 1685 London, Jeremie Gregory (active from 1652, died 1685) Ebony... 2014-08-29T22:52:56.000Z 2014-08-29T22:52:56.000Z 51.506321 Furniture, room 135, case BY1, shelf CASE1 -0.12714 Jeremiah Gregory Near Ye Royall Exchange London Jeremie Gregory Near The Royall Exchange GEO D... Glass, ebony, Silver, Oak, brass Oak case veneered in ebony and decorated with turned ebony elements, and applied gilt-brass and silver mounts. W.35-1976 w351976 O60649 Clock 1 <b>Summary description</b> A large bracket clock in solid oak and veneered in ebony decorated... London 2012FP3680 Clock inscribed both 'Jeremie Gregory' and 'Jeremiah Gregory', presumably alternative spellings The impact of this impressive clock is made by the towering architectural cresting embellished... 3 VA clock-gregory-jeremie 2014-01-22T00:00:00.000Z casting, veneering, turning, engraving 1675 1665 view
view Unknown T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1975-12-31 1925-01-01 mid 20th century (made) Dish presented to Cyril Beaumont by the South African branch of the Cecchetti Society. African... Diameter: 435 mm The dish was presented to the dance critic, historian, publisher and bookseller Cyril Beaumont by... 55832 2014-08-29T22:56:29.000Z 2014-08-29T22:56:29.000Z -28.483219 In Storage 24.676991 "CYRIL BEAUMONT SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR YOUR LIFE'S DEVOTION AND INSPICATION TO CECCHETTI. S A... copper Copper S.469-1985 s4691985 O62070 Dish Round dish of African copper engraved on rim "CYRIL BEAUMONT SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR YOUR LIFE'S... South Africa Unique 2 dish-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving 1975 1925 view
view Sympson, Samuel <u>Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings,... PDP 1729-12-31 1729-01-01 1729 (published) Plate from a set including a title-page, advertisement and 100 plates, full-bound in a volume,... Height: 15.2 cm approx., Width: 10.8 cm approx., Height: 16.5 cm volume, Width: 14 cm volume Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D The advertisement at the front of this volume gives the names of 71 contemporary engravers... 56144 2014-08-29T22:57:39.000Z 2014-08-29T22:57:39.000Z 51.506321 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf B, box 25 -0.12714 Engraving E.421-1952 e4211952 O593518 Print 1 Print from a set including a title-page, advertisement and 100 plates, full-bound in calf, the... London 3 VA a-new-book-of-cyphers-print-sympson-samuel 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z engraving A New Book of Cyphers 1729 1729 view
view 2008bt1882 jpg s Deering, Nicholas Bury, Shirley. <u>Jewellery Gallery Summary Catalogue</u>. London:(Victoria and Albert Museum,... MET Given by Dame Joan Evans 1555-12-31 1555-01-01 1555 (made) Gold serjeant's ring inscribed 'Lex est arma regum'. English, 1555. Diameter: 2.1 cm, Height: 0.6 cm Medieval and Renaissance, room 62 Most of the V&A's collection of serjeants' rings were presented by Dame Joan Evans, the majority... 56359 'SERJEANTS' RING Inscribed: +LEX.EST.ARMA.REGUM. (Law is the armour of the Kings). General Call... 2014-08-29T22:58:26.000Z 2014-08-29T22:58:26.000Z 52.883289 Medieval and Renaissance, room 62, case 8 -1.97685 'LEX.EST.ARMA.REGUM' 'Law is the armour of Kings' gold Engraved gold M.54-1960 m541960 O117604 Ring 1 Gold hoop with inscription framed by moulded edges, reading 'Lex est arma regum' in capital... England 2008BT1882 Supplied by Nicholas Deering. Unmarked. From at least the fifteenth century, candidates called to be admitted to the ranks of... 3 VA ring-deering-nicholas 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving 1555 1555 view
view 2009cp5369 jpg s Unknown 2 volume sale catalogue for <u>Works of Art from the Wernher Collection</u>. Christie's, London,... MET Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund and The Art Fund 1497-12-31 1497-01-01 1497 (made) Partially gilded silver, set with glass, pearls, sapphires and rubies, Germany, Augsburg, 1497,... Height: 50 cm, Width: 20 cm, Depth: 14.5 cm, Weight: 2.574 kg Holbein in England (Tate 28/09/2006-07/01/2007) Saved! 100 Years of the National Art Collections Fund (Hayward Gallery, London 23/10/2003-18/01/2004) Medieval and Renaissance, room 10 Reliquaries usually contain fragments of saints' bones or objects associated with saints. The... The reliquary is a remarkably well-documented piece, one of a number of costly items commissioned... 56530 2014-08-29T22:59:09.000Z 2014-08-29T22:59:09.000Z 49.075051 Medieval and Renaissance, room 10, case 17 12.834278 Silver, silver-gilt, pearls, sapphires, rubies silver, parcel-gilt, hammered, cast and engraved; set with glass, pearls, sapphires and rubies M.27-2001 m272001 O62629 Reliquary 1 The figure of the martyred St Sebastian is tied to a tree by cords and pierced by six holes and... Augsburg 2009CP5369 Probably after a design by Hans Holbein the Elder (c. 1460/65-1534), now in the British Museum. This powerfully expressive figural reliquary of St Sebastian is one of the most important works... 3 VA reliquary-of-st-sebastian-reliquary-unknown 2014-08-27T00:00:00.000Z raising, casting, engraving Reliquary of St Sebastian 1497 1497 view
view 2014gw1173 jpg s Every, G H T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1845-12-31 1845-01-01 1845 (Published) Fanny Cerrito, portrait. Aquatint by G H Every after A Soyer, published 1845. Height: 625 mm sheet size, Width: 520 mm sheet size, Height: 517 mm plate size, Width: 380 mm plate size The print is an off-stage portrait of the Romantic ballerina Fanny Cerrito, portrayed with... 56893 2014-08-29T23:00:23.000Z 2014-08-29T23:00:23.000Z 48.856918 In Storage 2.34121 paper, ink Aquatint S.128-1992 s1281992 O62987 Print Three quarter-length seated portrait of female figure, wearing low V necked 1840s dress with long... Paris 2014GW1173 3 print-every-g-h 2014-01-27T00:00:00.000Z engraving, aquatint 1845 1845 view
view 2006af6627 jpg s Unknown <u>Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings,... PDP Given by Mr James Laver CBE 1828-03-31 1828-03-01 March 1828 (published) Fashion plate, showing an evening dress and ball dress, from 'La Belle Assemblée'. ... Height: 19 cm, Width: 11.5 cm Fashion, room 40 56984 2014-08-29T23:00:47.000Z 2014-08-29T23:00:47.000Z 54.313919 Fashion, room 40, case CA3 -2.23218 'Evening Dress. Ball Dress' 'Published by G. B. Whittaker for La Belle Assemblée. No.39 New... paper Etching and engraving on paper E.1032-1959 e10321959 O90385 Fashion plate 1 A print combining etching, engraving and hand-colouring, showing two women in evening dress, one... Britain 2006AF6627 This fashion plate is from the periodical La Belle Assemblée or Bell's Court and Fashionable... 3 VA evening-dress-ball-dress-fashion-plate-unknown 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z etching, engraving, stipple etching, hand-colouring Evening Dress.; Ball Dress. 1828 1828 view
view 2014gw1201 jpg s Unknown T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1799-12-31 1750-01-01 late 18th century (made) Whirling dervishes with musicians and observers in interior setting. Engraving late 18th century. Height: 293 mm left hand side, Width: 384 mm The print was originally executed and published in an unidentified book, possibly in the late... 57260 2014-08-29T23:01:58.000Z 2014-08-29T23:01:58.000Z In Storage paper, ink Engraving S.135-1992 s1351992 O63301 Print Whirling dervishes performing in centre of a pillared and domed building, surrounded to back and... 2014GW1201 3 print-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving 1799 1750 view