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Cinerary Urn with Inscription above Eagle and Flanked by Rams’ Heads18th century
390 x 260 mm (15.4 x 10.2 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
- animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
- 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.]
- plate Dimensions: 390 x 260 mm (15.4 x 10.2 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . Cinerary Urn with Inscription above Eagle and Flanked by Rams’ Heads, 18th century. From Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi, Lucerne, ed Ornamenti Antichi Disegn. ed Incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batta. Piranesi. Etching. plate : 390 x 260 mm (15.4 x 10.2 in.). DAC accession number Retrospective TBD. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892).
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