Album, Designs for Knife Handles
This is a Album. It was designed by Francesco Salviati and engraved by Aegidius Sadeler and published by Cherubino Alberti. It is dated 1583 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is album of engravings on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
It is inscribed
Etched on the left blade, the cipher: CA/ QVI / Cum privilegio summi pontificus Etched on the right blade, the cipher: CA / MORS ET VITA IN MANU LINGUAE
Cite this object as
Album, Designs for Knife Handles; Designed by Francesco Salviati (Italian, 1510 – 1563); album of engravings on off-white laid paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-350