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18th Century Hand Colored Ornamentation Engraving

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Directory: Fine Art: Prints: Engravings: Pre 1800: item # 1173382

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18th Century Hand Colored Ornamentation Engraving

Antique, 18th Century unidentified Engraving, Ornamentation design in the style of and contemporaneous with Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), which has been hand-colored, on laid paper. Fanciful design with lilliputian "warrior" wearing a helmut topped with a duck, and carrying lance and shield, atop crossed flags, quiver, and telescope; lower portion shows the face of a putti, and another putti in acanthus leaf skirt, flanked by flags. Many symbols make up this colorful, ornamental engraving. Sight is about 11.5" x 3.5", matted in raw silk, wood-framed to about 17" x 9" x 1", narrow gold-leaf wood liner. Condition is quite good with some toning, a small tear opposite the center flags (pictured), and a small waterspot on the right margin. $18 US Shipping.

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