Cartouche with Vase and Dolphins, Livre d’ornements (Book of Ornaments)

Engraving on paper | 1738

François de Cuvilliés

Design for upright symmetrical cartouche, armorial trophies at either side and a mask at lower center. Within the frame, a vase topped by two dolphins, water pouring from their nostrils.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
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