drawing / album
Design for a buckle, one of ten designs for parts of belts, from the 'Jewellery Book'; buckle with semicircle of arabesque ornament, square shoulders linking to a central scroll and bow motif Pen and black ink, with grey and black wash
- 1532-1543 (circa)
- Height: 46 millimetres
- Width: 27 millimetres
See also SL,5308.1-179
LITERATURE: Reid, pl. 17; His, pl. xxxii, 12; LB, ii, p. 332, no. 21e; White, p. 562, no. 65; Sutton Place, Renaissance, p. 78, no. 66 1 e
For a copy of this drawing, see App.i, INS. 15. Please see SL,5308.85 for curatorial comment
German Roy XVIc
1960, BM, Sloane Drawings, (no cat.) 1983 May-Sep, Sutton Place, Guildford, 'Renaissance', no. 661
21 July 1993
Lift. Remove verso debris. Repair skinning etc if necessary. Inlay into one sheet. Mount with individual apertures. Stamp mount.
Edged to back board. Slight skinning on verso.
Lifted by undercutting with a scalpel. Paper debris removed using a poultice of Cellofas B3500 (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose). Adhesive residue removed with cotton wool swabs dampened with hot water. Pressed. Skinned areas supported with Paper Nao Japanese tissue and Abra starch (wheat starch) adhesive. Inlaid to Purcell inlay paper with strips of Paper Nao tissue and Cellofas B3500 (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose) adhesive, together with SL 5308 61, 63, 64, 66, 70, 85, 87, and two unnumbered designs. Mounted with individual apertures to an overthrow mount.
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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