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Designs for Silverware: PD.6-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Designs for Silverware
Libro de Dissegni per Farvasella di Argento


Draughtsman: Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi) (After)




Sketchbook is bound in vellum and consists of 101 leaves


History note: Greffier Fagel, sold London, J. Philipe's, 27 May 1801, and suceeding days, lot 122 (3rd day); bt. Phillipe (£1.9.0); A.N.L. Munby

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Munby, A. N. L.

School or Style


Components of the work

Leave Size Height 397 mm Width 267 mm
Book Size Height 406 mm Width 280 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On the spine
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 3 day / 122
  • Location: Inside front cover, upper left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 4 A7
  • Location: Inside front cover
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Ex Libris of A.N.L. Munby
  • Location: Inside front cover

Inscription present: griffin as crest, traces

  • Location: Inside front cover
  • Method of creation: Book-plate

Inscription present: in the hand of J.W. Goodison

  • Text: The 101 numbered leaves appear all to consist of the same / paper. No. 1 has a water-mark, which appears on many of the subsequent ones, corresponding to Briquet 969, found at / Lucca 1573-82 (Arch. di Stato) and Fabriano 1569-76. / This fly-leaf and the two at the end have a water-mark dated 1769' JWG / 10.4.48
  • Location: Flyleaf
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.6-1948
Primary reference Number: 9514
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 3 May 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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