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Lira di Apollo

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Senese, Agoatini
Place made: Italy, Lazio, Roma, Rome
Date made: 1685
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 8 in x 6 in
Nomenclature: mythology
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving showing a lire with two dolphins, one making up each side of the lire, and a goose as the base. There is a simple oval border. Page is numbered 213. Title reads, "LIRA DI APOLLO" (Apollo's lyre). Under the image is the text, "In Corgnola" (In carnelian), indicating that the object depicted was a carving made from carnelian.


AF-LX-1696

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