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Engraved glass plaque

Real Fábrica de Cristal de la Granja de San Ildefonso (Segovia)1788

Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas

Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas

Engraved glass plaque made in 1788 in the Royal Factory of Glass of La Granja de San Ildefonso (Segovia, Spain) represents the mythological theme of Hercules with Deianira and Nessus at their feet, as well as the coat of arms of Spain and Portugal. This is a “mastery plaque”, a test to complete an apprenticeship in order to become a glassmaker master.

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  • Title: Engraved glass plaque
  • Creator: Real Fábrica de Cristal de la Granja de San Ildefonso (Segovia)
  • Date Created: 1788
  • Physical Dimensions: w24.5 x h38 cm (Complete)
  • Original Tittle: Placa
  • Type: Glass
  • Rights: Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas. Ministerio de Educación Cultura y Deportes. España, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte. España
  • External Link: CERES

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