[An emerald vessel] [graphic] / Ios. Grisoni Florent del. ; W. Hogarth scup.

Published/Created:
[London]
[A. de La Mottraye]
[February 1724]
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 12.8 x 39.8cm, on sheet 13.2 x 40.7 cm
Notes:
Title, publisher, state, and date from Paulson.
One of fifteen plates engraved for: A. de La Motraye's travels through travels through Europe, Asia, and into part of Africa.
Numbered "5" in upper left corner.
Purchased from John Grant, Ltd., Edinburgh; August 1940; £20 Kinnaird lot. With Kinnaird bookplate; disbound at Yale
Formerly owned by Charles Kinnaird, 8th Lord Kinnaird of Inchture (1780-1826).
Abstract:
An emerald carved in the shape of a dish, said to have been a present from the Queen of Sheba to Solomon, and/or used by Christ at the Last Supper (Travels, vol. I, page 60).
Variant Titles:
Vas mirabile ex integro Smaragdo, Genoae in sacrario ecclesiae cathedralis asservatum: prototypi accuratissima mensura ex Museo Iohannis Talman
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Printmaker]
Grisoni, Giuseppe, 1699-1769 [Artist]
Topics:
Chalices
Drinking vessels
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron,
La Mottraye, Aubry de, approximately 1674-1743
Lapidary work
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
San Lorenzo (Cathedral : Genoa, Italy)
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Talman, John, 1677-1726
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Book illustrations -- England -- London -- 1724
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1724
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Kinnaird 83K(e) Box 225
Orbis Record:
9875702
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22398
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030723
PID:
digcoll:2807233