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Handbill

Artist or maker:
Unknown
Date:
c 1550-c 1600
Place of production:
France
Medium:
steel, bone and brass
Type of object:
handbills
Accession number:
3052

Commentary

On hand-bills see 5238.1-8.

Physical description

Dimensions (mm):
257 (overall length); 142 x 48 (blade)
Marks:
L
Maker's mark
[on blade, stamped]

History

Provenance:
Acquired by either Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (b.1839, d.1898) or Alice de Rothschild (b.1847, d.1922); inherited by her great-nephew James de Rothschild (b.1878, d.1957); bequeathed to Waddesdon The Rothschild Collection (The National Trust) in 1957.
Collection:
Waddesdon (National Trust)
Bequest of James de Rothschild, 1957

Bibliography

Bibliography

Claude Blair, Anthony Blunt; The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor: Arms, Armour and Base-Metalwork; Fribourg; Office du Livre; 1974; pp. 452-54, cat. no. 199, ill.

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