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Candle Shade with Rebus

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Candle Shade with Rebus

ca. 1639
17th century

Stefano Della Bella, aka Etienne de la Belle, Italian, (1610–1664)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: First of two states
Marks: Watermark: Three crescent moons (Venice)
Bibliography: de Vesme 689 i/ii.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Neil Ellis, 1964
Accession Number: 1964.15.1

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  • ornament - Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)." [November 1990 descriptor moved.]
  • puzzles - Use for recreational artifacts designed as amusements or diversions by presenting constructional difficulties to be solved by ingenuity or patient effort. For word or number diversions to be solved, see under "." RHDEL2
  • rebuses - Representations of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound. W [June 1992 descriptor added.]

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