probably French, for Spanish market
late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: France (probably)
52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silk and paper leaf. Obverse: Biblical scene, Nebuchadrezzar destroying Jerusalem, Spanish inscription, on silk. reverse: pastoral scene of figures at temple, devil right, on paper. Gilt scrollwork and painted flowers to sides and borders. Mother-of-pearl sticks with gilt details, steel plaques on guards, mother-of-pearl and steel backing.