drawing / album
One of two designs for tassels, from the 'Jewellery Book'; spiral-bound rope leading to a basket-weave knop with spiral-bound pendant tassels below Pen and black ink, with grey wash; cut down
- 1532-1543 (circa)
- Height: 103 millimetres
- Width: 31 millimetres
See David Starkey, 'Henry VIII: A European Court in England' National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1991, p.135, no.IX.17 See also SL,5308.1-179
LITERATURE: Reid, pl. 20; Woltmann, ii, p. 136, no. 199, 125; His, pl. xliii, 8; LB, ii, p. 334, no. 25g; Ganz, p. 73, no. 429, repr.; White, p. 566, no. 128
Please see SL,5308.123 for curatorial comment
German Roy XVIc
1960, BM, Sloane Drawings, (no cat.) 1988, BM, 'The Age of Dürer and Holbein', no.206 1991, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 'Henry VIII', no.IX.17
5 August 1993
Lift, remove verso debris, repair skinning etc. (if necessary). Inlay into one sheet with others. Mount with individual apertures. Stamp mount. . .
Adhered to mount with others.
Lifted. Removed verso debris and adhesive. Inlayed into one sheet with others, mounted with individual apertures. Mount stamped.
Transferred from the Dept. of Manuscripts to Prints + Drawings on 20 July 1860. For a history of the contents of Sloane 5308, see SL,5308.1.
Prints & Drawings
- Add.5308.a (Dept. of Manuscripts Mss no.)
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Object reference number: PDO3553
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