Design for Cresting of a Comb

Pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor on white laid paper, laid down | c. 1810

Unknown Maker

Horizontal rectangle. Design for the cresting of a comb intended to be executed in gilded metal with diamonds and an engraved gem. In the center of an escutcheon formed by rinceaux, an engraved oval gem with the figure of Heracles resting upon his cl...
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