L'Ornement Polychrome: Etrusque: Plate VII
Height: 16 in
Width: 12.25 in
Note: Image Size: 11.8125"H x 7.6875"W
Paper Size: 16H x 12.25"W
Etruscan jewelry on a cream background. The jewelry is primarily gold and turquoise and many pieces have images of faces on them.
This piece is one of a collection of 220 plates created as reference works for architects, artists, and decorators in the 19th century. The goal was to bring motifs from various ancient cultures around the world to the hands of the designers of the time. Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, and Indian influences were all included. Also highlighted in the publications were Medieval, Renaissance, and 18th century European art.